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SEND Looked After Children and Vulnerable Groups Case Worker

  • Durham, County Durham, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £12.2 - £12.2

Seven Social Care are looking for a number of temporary SEND Looked After Children and Vulnerable Groups Case Worker’s to work in Durham. These positions are initially for a period of 3 months and are paying £12.20 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

The function of the SEND and Vulnerable Children Caseworker is to provide high quality casework across 0-25 age phase that ensures that children and young people with SEND and those who are Looked After by the Local Authority achieve outcomes that are aspirational, inclusive, supportive of independence and designed to prepare for the next learning phase and ultimately for adulthood including independence and employment in their communities.

The SEND and Vulnerable Children Casework Team will be focussed on the inclusion of children and young people with SEND and those with Looked After Status in a Local Offer that delivers real world outcomes that ensure the best preparation for adulthood.

Key Responsibilities:

      To engage with children and young people and their parents/carers to ensure they have the opportunity to fully participate, either directly or via an advocate in services that they receive

Conduct an assess, plan, deliver and review cycle based on best/effective practice principles

To ensure Looked After Children and other vulnerable children and young people achieve good educational outcomes

Ensure education placement is aligned to identified needs and placement is sustained through the effective resourcing of adaptation that meets identified need, including Looked After Children of other Local Authorities who reside in Durham and require an education placement in County Durham

Where placement breaks down determination and delivery of swift and effective child centred solutions

The preparation of departmental records for tribunal and other external scrutiny purposes

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: L4 Professional Careers Guidance or Information, Advice and Guidance qualification (desirable).
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Current DBS check.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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