SEND Case Officer

JOB TITLE: SEND Case Officer

Contract: Fixed term (potential fixed term to perm post)

Hours: 37 or 26

Salary: Salary £32,910 - £35,745

Closing date: 13 December 2021

Do you have experience in Special Educational Needs? Do you enjoy the rewarding work of seeing children flourish despite their challenges?  For this fixed term contract, that has the potential to become permanent, we are looking for an enthusiastic SEND Case Officer to support the work of our SEN Team…

Who you are…

  • Educated to Level 5 or equivalent professional qualification
  • Confident, experienced and knowledgeable, with a background of working with children and young people with SEND and undertaking assessments
  • Good knowledge of SEND regulations and Children’s Services

About the role…

  • This is a varied role in a small team that works in partnership with parents, carers and other agencies
  • Has responsibility for supporting statutory assessments and reviews of Education, Health and Care Plans 
  • Manages queries/referrals coming into the team, undertakes assessments and creates robust child centred plans, to achieve positive outcomes.

The successful SEND Case Officer will be passionate about ensuring children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities receive the appropriate support resources and education they need to achieve their maximum potential for learning and independence.

We are offering the SEND Case Officer post either as a full-time post of 37 hours per week or as a part time post working 26 hours per week.

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

The SEND Case Officer interviews will be held on week commencing 20 December 2021. Please be advised this could be subject to change, in which case we will give appropriate notice.

Our offer to you:

We offer work that makes a difference to people’s lives, a safe working environment; structured salary reviews; generous annual leave entitlement plus 8 days paid bank holidays; local government pension scheme; occupational health service and flexible working policies to enable you to balance work and home commitments.

Rutland County Council encourages a healthy work life balance, and we welcome discussions regarding flexible working.

Find out more:

To learn more about working with us visit https://jobs.rutland.gov.uk or if you have any queries about this role please contact Helen Chester, Interim Service Manager on 01572 758124 or email: hchester@rutland.gov.uk

How to apply:

Click on the apply button which will redirect you to the Jobs Go Public (JGP site) where we handle all of our vacancies.  If you already have a JGP account you will be asked to login, or alternatively if you don’t have an account you will be guided through the set up process.   Access to an account is necessary as all updates regarding your application will be sent via the JGP site to the email you have registered.

If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758343 or email us at recruitment@rutland.gov.uk

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will be sent out via email from the Jobs Go Public site. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment 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.

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