SENDIASS Administrator - Limbrick Wood Centre
Working as part of our small friendly team, this role is aimed at supporting families of children and young people with SEND by providing personable and efficient administrative support. As well as being the first point of contact for telephone enquiries, you’ll also have responsibilities for maintaining our website and social media communications, and supporting service events. The role also involves ensuring that the service has accurate data collection for report writing and shaping future delivery models.
If you’ve got:
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
- A creative eye for the presentation of information;
- A good knowledge of ICT skills;
and want to provide excellent public service, then you’re just the sort of person that we’re looking for.
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service (SEND IASS) support children and young people (0-25) with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and their families to access impartial and confidential information, advice and support. We operate at an “arms length” from Coventry’s Local Authority in line with requirements set out in the Children and Families Act 2014 and Chapter 2 of the SEND Code of Practice.
In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance and offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.
37 hrs per week, term time only
Closing date: Friday 25th August 2017 at 11am, to be re-opened on the 31st August 2017 until Friday 8th September 2017 at 11 am (please note that the system will be closed down during the period 27th - 31st August 2017. All applications will need to be submitted at this point as there will be no facility to save, and unsubmitted applications will be lost
Interview date: Friday 15th September 2017
Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers
Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email (including Spam/Junk) and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.
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