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SEN Case Officer

Job Description

Shropshire Council are recruiting for a new member of our SEN Team within Learning & Skills at Shropshire Council, you'll play a pivotal role in driving our transformation program forward, aligning with our vision, values, and strategic objectives. Join a team dedicated to promoting a healthy and inclusive society through cooperative efforts with health, housing, and the private sector. Attractive day rate and hybrid nature/remote possibility of working.


  • Support the Special Educational Needs Service Manager in efficiently delivering the Local Authority's statutory functions.
  • Enable young people with learning difficulties and disabilities to achieve their full potential, facilitating informed decisions regarding education, training, or employment.
  • Manage case load, coordinating multi-agency involvement to ensure positive outcomes across transitions.
  • Write and amend Education Health and Care plans, ensuring compliance with LA policies and SEN legislation.
  • Support settings to identify and meet pupil's needs at SEN Support level.
  • Contribute to Panel Decisions regarding provision and placement of children with Education Health and Care Plans.
  • Manage SEN casework and monitor transition casework in Preparation for Adulthood, meeting statutory timescales.
  • Provide support and challenge when necessary to settings and agencies.
  • Monitor progress of children with EHCPs, identifying and addressing concerns.
  • Assist Senior Case Managers with complex case work, including external arbitration and mediation services.


  • Experience in SEN casework and knowledge of SEN legislation.
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Degree level or equivalent level qualification

How to Apply:

If you are interested, please call Chris Richardson on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS:

  • A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
  • Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
  • Payroll service twice a week.
  • Ltd and PAYE payment options available.
  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
  • DBS disclosures provided via fast-track online services free of charge.