SEN Caseworker Officer

Location
Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Salary
£29,636 - £32,029 per annum pro rata
Posted
27 May 2020
Closes
11 Jun 2020
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing multidisciplinary SEND team. We are passionate about promoting high aspirations and expectations for children and young people and we are looking for a SEN Caseworker to join us as we champion the needs of children and young people with high need SEND (0-25) and their families.  

As SEN Caseworker Officer you will work with children and young people and their families through the statutory assessment process for SEND. The role will involve communicating effectively and working collaboratively with a variety of partner agencies and organisations both internally within NYCC and externally to co-ordinate Education, Health and Care Assessments and Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) in line with statutory guidance.  

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with children and young people with SEND or additional needs in children’s services including; management of cases with complex legal, professional and ethical issues including case conferences and other statutory processes and procedures. You will be responsible for managing a caseload of children and young people either with EHCPs or undergoing statutory assessment whilst providing professional expertise around the SEND process and relevant legislation and guidance. You will be focused on achieving positive life outcomes for children; establishing respectful, trusting relationships with children, young people, their families and carers.  

We would encourage applicants to contact Nikki Joyce on 01609 532257 for an information conversation.  

Key dates 

Closing date: 11th June  
Interview date: 19th, 22nd, 23rd June 
 
Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.   

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.   
 
We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.