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SEND Case Officer

  • Job reference: SENCOBCP
  • Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: SEND Case Officer needed for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, up to £25 ltd an hour depending on experience

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 3 months initially
Hours per week - 37
Pay rate - up to £25 ltd an hour depending on experience
Team - SEND
Location - May be spent in both SEND offices in Bournemouth and Poole

*To ensure that the council meets its statutory targets, quality standards and performance indicators.
*Acting as a 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 approached to working with other services to ensure that children and young people have a holistic assessment and so families experience a coordinated assessment process.
*To make evidence based and outcome focused recommendations in relation to securing progress for CYP with EHCP, making or maintaining appropriate placements and the required level of resources.
*Attending relevant annual reviews and meetings where settings and colleges and parents/young people request to advise on complex SEN issues, chairing meetings where required.
*Working with the Access to Resource Team regarding the commissioning of placements, contract management, setting outcomes, monitoring and review placement suitability for learners with EHCPs.
What is required?
*Experience dealing with sensitive and confidential information and in managing/resolving conflicts
*Experience of working across professions and agencies to meet high standards of service delivery, meeting deadlines and using resources effectively.
*Educated to degree level or equivalent experience relevant to this role
*DBS check
*Ability to speak fluent English
*Must be able to travel, using public or other forms of transport where viable, or holding a valid UK driving license with access to own or pool car.

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy 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.