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Special Educational Needs Disability Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) Caseworker

Job Summary

Employer:
The London Borough of Barnet
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
08/02/2018
Advert End Date:
28/02/2018 17:00
Salary:
£26,805 - £30,324
Hours per week:
36
Job Category:
Early Intervention & Prevention
Vacancy ID:
106911

Job details 

Closing date
28 Feb


Job information

The caseworker will provide information, advice and support on all aspects of the law and the regulations relating to the SEND Code of Practice 2015, including SEN support, statutory assessment, Education, Health and Care Plans, local policy and practice, the local offer and personal budgets.

The support offered is tailored to the individual parent/carer or Young person. SENDIASS aim is to empower the parent to self-advocate and feel confident in understanding law and policy relating to SEN. Support may include advice over the telephone, attendance at meetings with the school or local authority, help with understanding and drafting letters and signposting to other services that may be of help

The case officer will be a vital part of this busy team that strives to meet the needs of all parents who wish to take advantage of the service.

You will need to be self motivated and able to prioritise and organise your own workload. You will need to have exceptional communication skills, be able to work as part of a team and cope under pressure. Experience of working in a school or advocacy setting is essential.


If shortlisted you will be required to bring photographic ID to your interview to prove your identity.

Barnet is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Barnet operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.

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