SEND Key Worker

£22,401.00 per annum
21 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
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1 temporary post to cover maternity leave- 37 hours per week over 5 days

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities? If so, this role could be for you...

The Children and Family Act 2014 introduced some significant legislative changes to the way of working with children and young people with special educational needs.

Staffordshire County Council is seeking to appoint a permanent part-time SEND Key Worker within the SEND Assessment and Planning Service to co-ordinate new education health and care (EHC) needs assessments, maintain and review EHC plans and undertake other duties required for the EHC process. 

We are seeking a passionate, motivated individual who has a real drive to work with children, young people who have special educational needs, their families and schools, in a truly person-centred way that fully involves the child, young person and their family in the process.

The post is based in the Lichfield District Office, but travel to other areas of Staffordshire for meetings or training will also be required

To apply for this post click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

By clicking on the apply button you will be redirected to Staffordshire County Councils online application website. Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs  board NOT via Staffordshire County Council's online application site.  

To submit your application you will need to register an account on the website (NB this is a separate login to WM Jobs). 

We collect personal information from you when you register with us to make an application. Information we collect includes name, email address and other contact details. We will use this information to communicate with you generally and to assess your application.

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Closing Date: Monday 09 September 2019
Interview Date: Monday 17 September 2019

For more information about the role please contact:

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


The online DBS check can be completed by accessing the internet from any PC/laptop that has this facility at:

To access the online DBS service click on the link above or paste the address into the top of your web browser.  The system will guide you through the process.  Full guidance notes are also available at:

Once you are on the main login page, click on ‘Start Application’ in the orange box entitled ‘DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE (DBS) APPLICATION. You will then need to enter the Organisation Reference details below:

Organisation Reference: SEND

A password is not required - please just enter the above reference and click on the enter button.

A member of the interview panel will check your identity as part of the DBS application, therefore please take as many original forms of identity to your interview.  The documents required are listed both on electronic DBS system and on the DBS web site  

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