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SEND Key Worker

Job Type:
Children With Disabilities
SEN Casework Officer
West Midlands
£14.45 to £14.45 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £14.45 per hour
Job Ref:

SEND Key Worker - Staffordshire - £14.55 per hour

Contract: 4 months

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a SEND Key Worker to join a Council in Staffordshire, who are happy to take on candidates with SEN transferable skills.

This opportunity will allow the successful SEND Key Worker to gain the knowledge and experience you need to then work for other councils.

The benefits of this SEND Key Worker role:

* £14.55 per hour
* Stable team and management
* Relevant training and development opportunities
* Career development opportunities
* Opportunity to gain knowledge and experience you need to work for other Councils

Duties as a SEND Key Worker:

* Co-ordinating, facilitating and creating the assessment of need and the development of an education, health & care plan that is outcome focussed in line with the relevant legislation and Code of Practice
* Develop collaborative relationships with individuals with special educational needs and a disability of all ages, and their families, that promote choice and independence, respecting diversity and difference and reach agreement on appropriate tangible and realistic outcomes
* Analyse written, verbal and observation information to understand needs, strengths and potential of individuals
* Understand risks and identify strategies to explain, avoid or manage risk appropriately
* Collaborate with other professionals, within independent futures, Families First or other organisations, in order to fully understand need and enable individuals to achieve their outcomes and to be as independent as possible
* Through regular case reviews with the relevant professional and other specialists identify when these colleagues need to be involved and facilitate their introduction to the individual and their family, as soon as possible
* Identify and explore, with the individual and their family, innovative and appropriate options to support their individual agreed outcomes, facilitating individuals making informed choices
* Working with the individual, their family and a range of partners and external agencies; broker services, support packages, education providers and create opportunities to meet identified options and outcomes
* Identify, negotiate, and understand costs of options for the individual over time
* Work with other professionals to ensure that the individual and /or their family are aware of any costs which would need to be contributed by them
* Arrange the allocation and review of funding to the individual to pay for agreed options as a personal budget

Essential requirements of this SEND Key Worker role:

* NVQ3 / equivalent qualification (or a willingness to undertake) and experience in a relevant discipline i.e. education, social care, childcare, advice and guidance or related subject or equivalent experience
* Commitment to ongoing personal and professional development
* Significant experience of planning personalised individual support adults, young people, or children with a disability
* Awareness of child, adolescent and adult physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development, and family dynamics
* Understanding of disabilities, special educational needs and their impact for individuals, their families and society
* Experience of working as part of a team
* Experience of enabling individuals and families to consider and appraise immediate, medium term and long-term outcomes and to develop dynamic options for individuals to progress to independence

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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