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SEND Officer

Job Type:
Children With Disabilities
SEN Casework Officer
East Midlands
£24.05 to £24.05 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £24.05 per hour
Job Ref:

SEND Officer - Derbyshire - £24.05 per hour

We are currently looking for an experienced SEND Officer, to join a fantastic team in Derbyshire. The successful SEND Officer must have significant experience of working with young people aged 0-16 / 14-25, one to one and in groups in a variety of settings.

As a SEND Officer, you will ensure that the needs of young people are met in an integrated, coherent and sustained manner as part of the SEND team, by providing direct support or brokering support from specialist services

The benefits of this SEND Officer role:

* £24.05 per hour
* Relevant training and development opportunities
* Career development opportunities
* Stable and supportive team

Duties as a SEND Officer:

* Working with schools, colleges and settings to identify children and young people with SEND, identifying how needs will be met and outcomes achieved
* Undertaking necessary assessments of need, including Education, Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment, and participating in multi-agency meetings to address the special educational needs and disabilities, as affecting the education of children and young people and their families, acting as lead professional, as required by the Commissioning Hub
* Using person-centred approaches to support children and young people with SEND and their families to access activities and services, including sourcing and managing appropriate funding that will help them using a graduated response to encourage their engagement / participation in learning and preparation for
* Preparing drafts and writing EHC plans; ensuring that these are of a high quality, using person centred approaches, focusing on outcomes and ensuring that they identify and meet the needs of the child or young person and their families and reflect their aspirations
* Liaising with other agencies and members of multi-agency teams to share and gather information on children, young people and family's needs, making and receiving referrals as appropriate
* Working with families and negotiating access to services in accordance with their needs
* Providing information, advice and guidance and support to children and young people through programmes of engagement, intensive support and by helping them to plan for the future.
* To assist the Lead Officer in the preparation, presentation and defence of tribunals
* Working with multi-agency colleagues including those in Education, Health and Social Care and this being facilitated by being in a locality that is aligned with the wider locality based services forming a virtual integrated locality team which supports communication, liaison and collaborative work
* Maintaining children and young peoples' records in line with the required procedures and standards. Working in accordance with recognised safeguarding policies and procedure

Essential requirements of this SEND Officer role:

* Significant experience of working with young people aged 0-16 / 14-25, one to one and in groups in a variety of settings
* Experience of representing the organisation within multi-agency forums
* Significant experience of developing effective working relationships with young people and key partner agencies, plus parents and ca
* Identifying and assessing the needs of children or young people through relevant assessments
* Provision of information, advice and guidance in a variety of settings
* NVQ 4 or equivalent in an area related to the work
* The legal right to work in the UK

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
* Free access to Liquid's exclusive social work training and CPD portal
* 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

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: 0161 235 6953
Contact: Lauren Machen

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