The starting salary for this position is £15,636 per annum based on an 18 hour working week. This is a 3-month fixed term contract.
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated SEND Case Officer to work within our Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Service. The service has undergone a rapid transformation and we are looking for proactive individuals to join us in moving forward positively with continuous improvements, working towards robust and positive outcomes for some of our most vulnerable children and young people.
On a day to day basis you will be working closely with families of Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities to ensure bespoke, holistic delivery plans are in place that best assist the child and their family to meet their needs. Your reflective nature and passionate approach will see you driving forward improvements which will be delivered through high quality work. You’ll be a clear and comprehensive communicator and through effective organisational skills you’ll ensure that we meet and look to push beyond our obligations.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- Good knowledge of educational settings and a willingness to develop this further
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to write coherent reports
- Passion and experience of working with vulnerable/young children
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For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 22nd October 2021 with interviews to follow.
This is a 3-month secondment / fixed term contract.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s Barred List checks will be required for this role.
For an informal discussion contact Laura Mongey by e-mail at email@example.com.
We look forward to receiving your application. Please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.