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SEND Casework Officer

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children With Disabilities
Seniority:
Care assistant/support worker
Region:
Yorkshire
Location:
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Salary:
£25 to £25 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £25.00 per hour
Posted:
13/08/2019
Job Ref:
YK-96829

SEND Caseworker Officer - Bradford - £25 per hour

Temporary and permanent positions available

To maintain a caseload of identified young people and provide a professional, effective, responsive and supportive service to parents of children and young people who are undergoing an EHC statutory assessment, in order that they fully understand their rights, are empowered to express their views regarding the education of their children and signposting parents/carers to the Local Offer and the Special Educational Needs Information and Advice Support Service (SENDIASS).

Benefits of the role:

* Progression opportunities
* Competitive pay
* Flexible working

Main Responsibilities:

* To manage and support the timely planning of transfers to the next phase for all children with statements, to ensure that all change of phase statements are consulted on and amended by 15th February in the year of transfer.
* Deliver specialist careers information, advice and guidance to young people and their parents and carers in a range of settings and in line with the SEND Code of Practice 2015
* To notify and monitor the completion of annual reviews by all settings and have in place a systematic process to chase outstanding reviews including direct contact with Special Educational Needs and Disability Co-ordinators (SENDCOs in schools and settings.

* Act as a the key link with local and out-of-area educational institutions, training providers and related agencies to ensure the quality and appropriateness of the support, training, educational and employment opportunities offered to young people with additional support needs.
* To be responsible for the input of data on Capita for pupil progression and work with Senior SEN Officers to establish that all pupils with EHCPs are making good progress towards the outcomes in their EHCP.
* Work with colleagues and partner organisations to follow up and support vulnerable young people are Not Education Employment or Training (NEET) or who are at risk of becoming disengaged from education, employment and training.
* Act as a the key link with local and out-of-area educational institutions, training providers and related agencies to ensure the quality and appropriateness of the support, training, educational and employment opportunities offered to young people with additional support needs.
* To amend Education, Health and Care Plans in an accurate and concise manner within the specified statutory timescales based on the written advice provided.
* Represent the Council in formal mediation processes and in SEND tribunals to support the resolution of disagreements associated with the production and review of statutory Education, Health and Care plans.
* To support the Senior SEN Officer in preparing the evidence and paperwork for SEN tribunals

Essential Requirements:

* HCPC registration
* Eligbility to work in the UK
* Post-qualified experience

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
* Twice weekly payroll
* Free DBS and compliance service
* Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
* Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place *
* "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01619741672
Contact: Yorkshire Children's Team

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