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SEND Caseworker

  • Location: Sunderland, England
  • Salary: £17.06 - £17.06 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for 2 temporary SEND Caseworkers to work in Sunderland. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £17.06 per hour (PAYE and umbrella payment options are available).

The role:

To co-ordinate efficient assessment of needs and / or Annual Reviews for students with a special educational needs and disabilities within the Sunderland Local Area

To provide oversight and undertake casework for young people who require an Education, Health and Care Plan

To liaise with multi- disciplinary agencies, parents, carers and young people using person-centred approaches

To embed ‘preparation for adulthood’ in practice for all children and young people

Key Responsibilities:

  • To have responsibility for ensuring that the statutory processes are compliant with SEN legislation.
  • To ensure preparation for adulthood outcomes are integral in EHCP statutory processes for young people added 0-25, to ensure education and training prepare them for independence.
  • To engage with partners such as School SENDcos, Virtual School, Children with Disabilities team, Adult Social Care, Colleges, Training Providers, Therapy services, Specialist Outreach Teams, CAMHs / CYPs and other services to the best possible outcomes for the young person.
  • To oversee EHC Plans for young people with a clear focus on Children and Young People aged 16-25. This will include the co-ordination and drafting of Education Health and Care Plans, and all this entails.
  • To undertake complex casework relating to the students, ensuring liaison with all relevant agencies occurs.
  • To draft and amend Education Health and Care Plans.
  • To ensure the progress of young people with Education, Health and Care Plans is monitored and reviewed, via Annual Review processes.
  • To ensure that pupils with SEN are placed in appropriate provision in a timely manner, and to enable the appropriate planning to occur for the next stage of their education.
  • To liaise with other agencies and attend multi-agency case conferences/meetings as appropriate.

Applicant Requirements:


      Good general level of education with a high standard of literacy skills (minimum of GCSE grade C / 4 or equivalent in English lit or Language).

Experience: Working with children or young people who have Special Educational Needs within an Education, health or Social Care environment.

Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK. Current DBS and 2 x references.

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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