SEND Case Officer
The starting salary for this position is £31,273 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated person to work within the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Service. The service has just undergone a rapid transformation and we are looking for proactive individuals to join us in moving forward with continuous improvements and working towards robust and positive outcomes for our children.
On a day to day basis you will be working closely with families of Children with Special Needs and Disabilities to ensure bespoke, holistic delivery plans are in place to best assist the child and their family. Your reflective nature and passionate approach will see you driving forward improvements whilst your effective organisation and communication skills ensure you deliver high quality work.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- Good knowledge of educational settings and a willingness to develop this further
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to write coherent reports
- Experience of working with vulnerable/young children
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.
For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 28th June 2021 with interviews to follow.
This is a 9 month fixed term contract with the potential to be extended.
For an informal discussion please contact Emma Harkin by e-mail at . We look forward to receiving your application.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.
Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy.