Ref. 57956

Senior SEN Practitioner

  • Location: Nottingham, England
  • Salary: £350 - £400 per day
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is working with Nottinghamshire County Council to recruit for a Senior SEN Practitioner.

They need someone for an ASAP start for £350 – £400 per day rate for an initial 3 month period with the possibility of extension.

Job Purpose:

To have operational responsibility and line management of complex send case work to ensure that those children and young people with complex SEND have appropriate educational placements secured that enable them to meet their educational outcomes, prepares them for adulthood and that meet the local authorities statutory duty.


1. Responsible for the line management of ICDS EHCP Co-ordinators and Assistant EHCP Co-ordinators and EHCP service organisers, ensuring service standards, performance outcomes and statutory requirements are met

2. Responsible for ensuring high profile cases have a dynamic Education Health and Care Plans (EHCP) that accurately represents the child or young person and their needs.

3. To hold a small case load of complex cases

4. Responsible for decision making at the point of Duty and ensuring that all communication and contact with young people, parents and schools is timely, supportive, and constructive, so that confidence in the service is maintained and improved.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications:1. Educated to a level 6 or above qualification in a Children’s Services or Adult related area

    2. Excellent knowledge and understanding of complex case management

    3. Knowledge and understanding of SEND education and its management across a range of educational settings and providers.

    4. Knowledge of the barriers facing children and young people with SEND and the challenge of inclusion

  • Experience:1. Minimum of 4 years’ experience within the service area.

    2. Experience of supporting EHC Co-ordinators with complex cases by offering managerial guidance and or direction

    3. Extensive experience of working with children, young people and families who present with highly complex SEN and disability, offering creative, pragmatic and workable solutions

    4. Experience of working with children, young people or adults and their families in a safeguarding capacity

  • Compliance: Up to date Passport and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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