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SEN Officer

  • Job reference: rgsenbcc
  • Location: Amersham, Buckinghamshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Special Educational Needs Officer
Buckinghamshire County Council
Initially a 3 month temporary contract - likely to be extended
£22.83 ltd per hour - may be room for negotiation

I am currently looking for an experienced SEN Officers to join Buckinghamshire County Council within the Amersham office.

Job Purpose
* To co-ordinate, deliver and monitor SEND statutory services to children, young people and their families
* To comply with statutory regulations in the preparation and review of Education, Health & Care Plans (EHC Plans) in accordance with the Children & Families Act 2014
* To contribute to the delivery of the best possible outcomes and the raised attainment of pupils with SEND
* To monitor Post-16 placements in 6th Forms, and colleges to ensure that provision in the EHC plan is being met
* To take responsibility and be accountable for the Post-16 caseload across a geographical area, ensuring that any casework is undertaken in a professional manner. Ensuring regular communication with parents and timely decisions being made.
* To take the lead in co-ordination and arrangement of co-production meeting with all professionals, parents/carers and schools/settings.
* Scrutinising EHC Needs Assessment requests to ensure all required information and evidence is available in order to make a decision on whether or not to proceed.
* Attend meetings with schools, parents/carers and related professionals to support the EHC Needs Assessment

This role is full-time working 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Please get in touch for a full job spec!

If you are interested, please do get in touch 01772 208964

What are the benefits for you?
* 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
* Loyalty schemes / bonuses
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

Know anyone who might be interested?
*We offer a £250 referral bonus for every candidate successfully placed in to work that you refer!