SEN Casework Officers - Ref: CH07716

Location
Walsall Borough
Salary
£24,717 - £29,033 pa
Posted
11 Jan 2017
Closes
29 Jan 2017
Job Ref
WALS000002998
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

SEN Casework Officers – Ref: CH07716
£24,717 - £29,033 per annum

Fixed term contract for 12-months

The main purpose of this job is to carry out the casework associated with the Statutory Assessment process including:

  • Collation of advice supplied (from e.g. Parents, Schools, Health and Social Care) to write an Education Health and Care Plan
  • Support families, children and schools involved in the statutory process
  • Multi-agency liaison

To carry out this role you will require:

  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral
  • Knowledge of the SEN Code of Practice and the needs of children relating to this
  • Ability to work flexibly; proceed by negotiation; be solution focused; work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience of report writing

For an informal chat please contact Ian Wilton (Interim Senior SEND Casework Officer) on 01922 652529.

To apply please download and complete the application form and return it to email: jobshopapplications@walsall.gov.uk

Closing Date: 27th  January 2017

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people.

Terms and conditions review - January 2017

Walsall Council has recently reviewed terms and conditions of employment.  If you are an applicant then you should ensure that you fully understand the potential impact of the changes, and that you are happy to proceed with your application for employment at Walsall Council on this basis.  If you have any specific questions regarding these changes, you should raise these at your interview or with the recruiting manager. Click here to view information on the changes to terms and conditions.

Supporting documents
Job Description & Employee Specification
Job Application Form (WORD)