SEND Young Peoples Case Worker
Fixed Term Contract (FTC)
To work within an extremely busy SEND Information, Advice and Support Service in Tower Hamlets working directly with young people 14-25. The Young Peoples Advice Centre (YPAC) is a dynamic new service which has gone through period of rapid development.
To provide impartial, expert advice on Education, Health and Social Care to young people with SEND ensuring their voices are heard and understood
To support participation of young people in informing and influencing the development of SEND policy and practice and to assist in the further development of impartial and confidential service
To manage a large diverse caseload providing intensive, specialist advice and ongoing support for young people with SEND
To develop and promote best working practices and empower young people to have their voices heard.
To carry out, where appropriate outreach work which engages with young people at risk of social exclusion
To provide evening and weekend Drop In sessions for young people to be able to access information and advice.
We are looking for a flexible committed individual who has direct experience of working with vulnerable young people and thrives in a very fast paced environment. The postholder will have experience of doing complex casework with range of young people and have sensitive awareness of issues affecting young people with SEND
Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
Enhanced DBS disclosure required
Ability to work on own
Fixed Term contract renewable in April 2018
For more information please contact Jenny Miller, Head of Parent’s Advice Centre, on 020 7364 7127 or email email@example.com.
This post is open to the following types of applicants: Redeployees/ Internal/ External
If this role is available to Internal employees only, this will include agency workers but does not include independent contractors or Skills Match trainees
All applications should be made via our online application system, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted.
Internal employees should apply via the council's Intranet. External applicants apply via the Council's website www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/careers
Closing Date: 14 Aug 2017