SEN Case Officer

Posted 22 July 2022
Salary £260 - 280 per day
Job type Contract
DisciplineEducation & SEND
Contact NameRichard Shorrock

Job description

Spencer Clarke Group are working in partnership with a local authority on the Southcoast to assist with the appointment of an SEN Case Officer

You will work in collaboration with the rest of the service, other services and partners to monitor the provision and outcomes for children with SEND. To work directly with leaders of educational settings, partners in care and health services, children and families to ensure needs relating to SEND are met.

Contract Details

Pay Scale – £260 - £280 per day per day. (Inside iR35)

Location – Remote working for the duration of the assignment.

Contract Length – 3-6 month rolling contract highly likely extended on an ongoing basis.

Duties will include:

  • Acting as the named officer for a caseload of young people in the Council placing children with complex needs at the heart of all that we do and providing a joined-up approach to working with other services to ensure that children and young people have a holistic assessment and so that families experience a coordinated assessment process.
  • To work to ensure that children and young people with complex needs have a voice and are enabled to influence their learning outcomes.  Working with parents to support and to advise them as their children are undergoing a statutory assessment or related assessment process in order that they fully understand their rights, and are empowered to express their views regarding the education of their children.
  • Organising, chairing and attending meetings with parents and schools/colleges including multi agency professionals to discuss specific issues associated with provision for individual young people with special educational needs.
  • Advising and assisting parents on the appropriate educational provision and placement of their children following statutory assessment, annual review, or for pupils moving into the Authority, to respond and negotiate placements, funding, provision, outside agency support and legal matters relating to the child’s special educational needs and parental rights

If you are looking for a new role within a SEN team, we work across the UK and have a number of roles available from Plan Writers, Tribunal Officers, Team managers to Heads of Service & Directors so please get in touch to find out how Spencer Clarke Group can help develop your career within Special Educational Needs.

If you are interested in the role or would like to know more, please make hit the apply button now and then contact Richard at Spencer Clarke Group on 01772 954200.