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SEN Casework Officer - Selby

North Yorkshire County Council
Selby, North Yorkshire
£30,451- £32,910 per annum pro rata + relocation support
Closing date
15 Aug 2021

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Health and Social Care, Children's Services, Social Care
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Full time
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Location: Sandpiper House - Selby. We very much promote flexible working with the ability to work remotely from a variety of bases as well as from home, whatever makes sense and is suitable to provide the best service.

North Yorkshire County Council have a national reputation for excellence and we are looking for SEN Casework Officer’s with a variety of experience and skills. We also welcome those who are looking to relocate.

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

As a SEN Casework 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 coordinate Education, Health and Care assessments and Education, Health and care plan (EHCP's) 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, establishing respectful, trusting relationships with children, young people their families and carers.

To informally discuss this position please contact Kerry Chapman, Locality Manager SEND, on 07971 085662 or

Visit our dedicated Campaign Page for more information.

We welcome individuals looking to relocate, for further information please see our Relocation Policy

Key documents:

JD & Total Rewards

Key dates

Closing date: Midnight Sunday 15th August 2021

Shortlisting date: Monday 16th August 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 18th August 2021

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application.

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. 


The County of North Yorkshire is the largest County in England and Wales. Within the county are 598 square miles of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and 530 square miles of the North York Moors National Park. The county is included in the Yorkshire and Humberside Region.

Whilst the economy of the County has traditionally been dependent on agriculture and tourism, there is a fast growing high technology base and this, together with other forms of light manufacturing industry, is of increasing importance. The County Council has an active policy of economic development and the predominantly rural character of the County is highly attractive to high technology businesses as well as the traditional industries of farming, food production and tourism. The County contains several centres of great historic interest, market towns that invite light industrial development, the modern coalfield area in the South, scenic, lightly populated upland areas and the extensive lowland area in the Vale of York.

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