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SEND Case Officer

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: surreycc/TP/287947/367
  • Published: Tue 13/02/2024, 2:21 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 10/03/2024, 2:21 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £34356 - £37101 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Woking

The starting salary for these positions is £34,356 per annum based on a 36 hour working week (pro-rata for part-time hours).

We are looking to appoint six enthusiastic and dedicated SEND Case Officers to work within our Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Service.

This role is open to hybrid working meaning you aren't required in the office 5 days a week. In support of our people and our greener futures strategies, we'd welcome a conversation with the successful candidate on what remote working may look like for you.

Rewards and Benefits

  • 26 days' holiday (prorated for part time staff), rising to 28 days after 2 years' service and 30 days after 5 years' service
  • Option to buy up to 10 days of additional annual leave
  • An extensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support health and wellbeing
  • Up to 5 days of carer's leave per year
  • Paternity, adoption and dependents leave
  • A generous local government salary related pension
  • Lifestyle discounts including gym, travel, shopping and many more
  • 2 paid volunteering days plus 1 team volunteering day per year
  • Learning and development hub where you can access a wealth of resources

About the service

The service has undergone a rapid transformation and we are now looking for proactive individuals to join us in moving forward positively with continuous improvements; working towards robust and positive outcomes for some of our most vulnerable children and young people.

The current vacancies are:

  • 2x Full time, permanent contract - 36 hours per week
  • 2x Part time, permanent contract - 21.6 hours per week
  • 1x Part time, permanent contract - 28.8 hours per week
  • 1x Full time, fixed term contract until Jan 2025 - 36 hours per week

About the role:

On a day-to-day basis you will be working closely with families of Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities to ensure bespoke, holistic delivery plans are in place that best assist the child and their family to meet their needs. Your reflective nature and passionate approach will see you driving forward improvements which will be delivered through high quality work. You'll be a clear and comprehensive communicator and through effective organisational skills you'll ensure that we meet and look to push beyond our obligations.

Shortlisting criteria

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • Good knowledge of educational settings and a willingness to develop this further
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to write coherent reports
  • Passion and experience of working with vulnerable/young children

Contact us

Please contact us for any questions relating to the role. This could be to discuss flexible working requests, transferable skills or any barriers to employment.

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 13 March 2024 with interviews to follow.

An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:

  • The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
  • The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form

Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.

We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.

Apply Now

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: surreycc/TP/287947/367
  • Published: Tue 13/02/2024, 2:21 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 10/03/2024, 2:21 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £34356 - £37101 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Woking

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