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SEND Keyworker – Merton

Liquid Personnel is currently looking for an experienced SEND Keyworker to join our client in Merton, London.

As a successful SEND Keyworker, you will be responsible for a key work caseload of young people in the age range of 14 to 19, with a priority on SEND young people, referred to the project mainly from the secondary schools, SEN team, the MASH team and other agencies and services.

Your benefits as a SEND Keyworker:

  • £21.29 per hour
  • Supportive team and management
  • Thorough induction, and ongoing support

What will you be doing as a SEND Keyworker in Merton?

  • You will be supporting SEND young people at risk of becoming NEET or NEET back into ETE placements
  • You will provide an appropriate case work response to the needs of these young people through the methods of one-to-one work, group work, activity provision, introduction to activities and services, residential and outings, home visits, work with the family or carers and in partnership with other services
  • You will receive referrals of young people who meet one or more of the referral criteria for the Team
  • You will advocate for young people with disabilities
  • You will work closely with YOT, SEND, & LAC teams to support shared cases around SEND young people

Essential requirements of this SEND Keyworker role:

  • A good understanding and knowledge of adolescence, young people’s issues and needs
  • As good understanding of post 16 options for young people and the current options available for 16- to 19-year-olds who are resident in Merton
  • Qualification in youth work or related discipline to a minimum of level 4 or be working towards and a wide range of short courses relevant to the role
  • Substantial experience of working intensively with young people in need on a one-to-one basis and with their peers, family and school/college or training provider
  • A commitment to equal opportunities and to work in an anti-discriminatory way with young people

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 knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of positions across the UK
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus – get £200 for each worker you refer who we successfully place*
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

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.


SEND Keyworker – Merton

Job details
Sector: Special educational needs
Location: Merton
Salary: £21.29 - £21.29 phr
Type: Temporary