Inclusion Support Practitioner - SEND

Elmwood Place, Smiths Wood, Birmingham
£23,541 - £30,451 pro rata
16 Sep 2020
04 Oct 2020
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Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time

Hours: 26.0 Hours per Week, Term Time Only

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Inclusion Support Practitioner to join our Early Years support & Assessment Team (EYSAT).

The team works in homes, settings and local schools across the borough, providing a specialist teaching and advisory service for children from birth with additional educational needs.

As an Inclusion Support Practitioner – SEND, you will be allocated a caseload of children and work with the child and their family in their home setting and school environment. You will support the children’s educational development in the broadest sense; supporting their preparation for and inclusion within mainstream schools and settings.

You will have:

  • A Level 3 qualification in child care / child development or equivalent
  • Substantial experience of working with children with special educational needs
  • Experience of working with parents and professionals from other agencies.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate complex and sensitive information.

In return we can offer a varied and highly rewarding role where you can make a real difference to the lives of children across the borough.

We also offer:

  • Flexible working, including flexi leave up to 24 days per year and agile working arrangements
  • The opportunity to buy up to 10 days additional leave per year
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme – a 24 hour independent, free and confidential advice and support service
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee benefits including a staff discount card

To apply, please click on the link below. If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Dawn Wayne, Manager EYSA Team on 0121 704 6690.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Interview Date: Tuesday 20 October 2020.

In view of the current social distancing and infection measures currently in place, Solihull Council are keeping its recruitment processes and approach to face to face interviewing under constant review. There may be various alternative options available including video interviews however, this will be taken under advisement.  Candidates who are selected for interview will be informed and advised accordingly.

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required.

This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: DBS Enhanced Children.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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