We have been asked to promote a job opportunity for our colleagues at WIRED.
Do you know anybody who has experience of working with parents/carers of children and young people with SEND, experience of applying the Special Educational Needs and Disability agenda and relevant SEND legislation including the Children and Families Act (2014) and the Send Code of Practice (2015)?
Senior SEND IASS Casework Officer
Salary – £27,500 per annum – plus benefits
Contract type – permanent (subject to continued funding) Full time worked Monday – Friday
Liverpool & Knowsley SEND IASS is looking for a self-motivated and efficient senior caseworker with a proven track record of managing a complex caseload, and working with families of children/young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
This is an opportunity to join an experienced and dedicated team. You will provide legally-based, confidential and impartial, information, advice and support to empower children and young people with SEND and their parents/carers to have more choice, control and improved education, health and care outcomes. You will contribute to the effective running of the SEND IAS service and support the service to develop in-line with stakeholder feedback, and local and national priorities.
It is essential to have; experience of working with parents/carers of children and young people with SEND, experience of applying the Special Educational Needs and Disability agenda and relevant SEND legislation including the Children and Families Act (2014) and the Send Code of Practice (2015). In addition, experience of working with a wide range of partners and agencies is essential, as is demonstrable experience of supervising staff and/or volunteers and managing a high, complex caseload.
The successful candidate will require a high level of organisational & IT ability, and be able to plan, prioritize and manage their own time efficiently. It is essential applicants have a full, clean driving licence.
To apply please submit a CV to WIRED on Indeed. If you are shortlisted you will then be invited to complete a full application form.
Closing date: Friday 26th February 2021
Interviews: Proposed date 4th March 2021 – (applicants will be notified asap)