SEND Case Officer - Early Intervention and SEND Inclusion

SEND Case Officer

Early Intervention and SEND Inclusion

12 Months Fixed Term (with potential for permanent role subject to further review)

Full time (37 hours per week)

Scale PO1, Salary £30,785 to £33,437

 

Rutland is one of the best places in the country to live, learn, work, play and visit. We may be the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but we can offer fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of the residents in our local community. This is your chance to become part of a great team, delivering great services throughout the County.

Rutland’s SEND Case Officer plays a key role in ensuring that children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities receive the appropriate support, resources and education to make a difference to their lives and help them achieve their maximum potential for learning and independence.

Working in a small team, you will be responsible for supporting statutory assessments and reviews of Education, Health and Care Plans. You will be required to engage with service users, their carers and other professionals in undertaking assessments and creating robust child centred plans. 

This varied role will require the successful individual to have experience of working with children and young people with SEND, undertaking case work and adopting a Person Centred approach. It’s essential that you have worked in partnership with parents, carers and other agencies and have a strong track record of achieving positive outcomes for children. 

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we very much want to hear from you. 

Please visit our website by clicking 'Apply' for a full Job Description. For an informal discussion about the role please contact: Kevin Quinn, Service Manager Early Intervention on 01572 758292 or email kquinn@rutland.gov.uk

Closing date: 19 March 2018                                                          

Interview date: 10 April 2018

To apply: And to find out more about what we do, visit our website by clicking 'Apply'. Alternatively, email: recruitment@rutland.gov.uk or call 01572 722577 for an application pack.

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.

Disability confident employer