Senior SEN Caseworker

  • Temporary
  • Walsall

Walsall Council

Our client Walsall Council are looking for a Senior SEN Caseworker.

Senior SEN Caseworker

Walsall

ASAP Start

Hours are 9-5

3 months from start date

Looking to pay up to £250 Ltd per day

Candidates will need an enhanced children’s DBS check.

Knowledge:

  • Substantial knowledge and understanding of the statutory requirements in relation to SEND Knowledge of strategies for successfully planning and organising inclusive programmes of educational support for children and their parents/carers, within a multi-agency support model
  • Knowledge of issues surrounding Safeguarding and Child Protection
  • Understanding of the role of management in  monitoring effectiveness and maintaining a climate for review and evaluation

Skills and Abilities:

  • The ability to motivate and inspire staff and service users to strive for excellence
  • Ability to lead and manage specialist educational support in accordance with Council policies and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written, including use of ICT) and ability to work co-operatively with team members
  • Excellent inter-personal skills in order to deal effectively with a wide range of service users and situations.

Experience:

  • Successful experience of managing and/or developing the practice of others, including organising and delivering staff development training, induction and performance management
  • Experience of leading a group of colleagues to develop policy and/or practice in relation to groups of vulnerable children (which may include SEND and LAC)
  • Experience of successful liaison and close working with a range of outside agencies and services.
  • Substantial and successful experience of working in close partnership with families and contributing to a multi-agency model of support.

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