SEND Casework Officer [Warrington BC] #0008F7DD1

Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

Warrington Borough Council Send Caseworker Grade 7  Required from June – September 30th 2024

This is an exciting opportunity to join Warrington Borough Council as we move forward with the development of local special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) services. We are looking for a diligent and meticulous SEND Casework Officer to support the SEND Team to comply with the requirements set out in the SEND Code of Practice 2014, to support professionals to review, monitor and assess the education, health and care needs of children and young people with SEND.

In this role you will work closely key stakeholders (families, young people, schools and professionals)

You will work within the SEND team at Warrington Borough Council and report directly to one of the SEND team managers. The team is made up of 11 case workers, a QA officer and Manager.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • The ability to manage time efficiently and meet deadlines, especially with regards to statutory timescales for EHCP Annual Reviews and Key Stage Transfers.
  • The ability to work independently.
  • The ability to manage relationships with parents and children and young people, building positive relationships.
  • Resilience under pressure.
  • The ability to demonstrate a high degree of awareness to the needs of service users.

  • Key information
  • 37 Hours per week
  • Location of work 1 Time square- Hybrid working will be considered
  • We do ask that candidates are office based while they settle into the role, we will then look at hybrid of 3 days a week in the office, 2 days at home.

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

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