SEN Casework Officer

  • Temporary
  • Walsall

Walsall Council

Our Client Walsall Council are looking for a SEN Caseworker.

Location: Walsall

ASAP Start

Hours are 9-5

3 months from start date

Looking to pay up to £200 Ltd per day

Candidates will need an enhanced children’s DBS check

PURPOSE OF JOB:

  • To carry out the casework associated with the statutory assessment process.
  • To contribute to new service developments.
  • To support children and young people and their parents and carers and schools involved in the statutory assessment process.
  • To have high expectations of all children and young people in Walsall.
  • To assist in the management of the service’s overall budget.
  • To contribute to Walsall Children’s Services strategic management and leadership of SEN and Inclusion.
  • To ensure equality of opportunity for all children and to maintain good communication links with parents, other services and agencies.

Define the essential abilities clearly and unambiguously in terms that are measurable and observable and record them in the space below:-

  • Effective communication skills – written and oral.
  • Good time management, organisational and planning skills
  • Knowledge of the needs of children with SEN and the statutory code of practice
  • Ability to work flexibly and be solution focused.
  • Ability to work creatively but also as part of a team.

Experience:

  • Substantial experience of working with children and young people with SEN.
  • Involvement in SEN processes
  • Work involving a range of professionals from other areas e.g. Social Services, Health

To apply for this job email your details to andrea.nemcova@startingpointrecruitment.co.uk.