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SEND Casework Officer

  • Location: Liverpool, England
  • Salary: £18.83 - £23.79 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary SEND Casework Officer to work in Liverpool. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £18.83 PAYE or £23.79 Umbrella.

The role:

To support settings, schools, services and families in applying the graduated approach to meeting the needs of pupils with SEND.

To coordinate the statutory assessment process for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities and review and monitor pupils’ progress against outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

      To support schools and settings in meeting the needs of pupils with SEND by following the graduated approach to meeting needs, developing close working relationships and offering advice and support to SENCos and head teachers.

To apply the highest possible standards to customer care in relation to all service users.

To work as a team within a cluster under the leadership of a Senior Casework Officer, SEND, supporting a group of schools and settings.

To work closely with the High Needs Support Officer and Independent Travel Trainer for the team in ensuring that all aspects of pupils’ support is considered.

To work closely with internal colleagues in SENISS, OT, EPS and other services including Children’s and Adult Social Care, Health etc. in order to ensure a multi-agency approach to identifying and meeting need.

To co-ordinate the statutory assessment process for children and young people with SEND and their families for a specific group of schools and settings including managing the EHC planning process from assessment through to placement and review.

To ensure that all statutory timescales are met in relation to the drawing up of the EHC plan.

To deputise for the Senior Casework Officer, SEND as required.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: A degree or equivalent would be desirable.
  • Experience: 1+ year working within a similar role in a local authority setting.
  • Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK. Current DBS and references covering the last 5 years.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 35 hours p/w.

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