Interim SEN Case Worker – Elmbridge (Surrey)

Recruiter
Aurora Resourcing
Location
Surrey
Salary
£14 - £16ph
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
17 Aug 2017
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an Interim SEN Case Worker to join a reputable service on a full time, 3 month rolling contract, starting immediately. We are able to offer a competitive salary for his position of between £14 - £16ph. Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Case Workers work with parents, schools and other professionals involved in the education of children and young people with Special Educational Needs. Case Workers carry significant responsibility for progressing individual cases in discussion with education colleagues and other agencies, such as Health Trusts and Social Services to produce Educational, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs). This is a vital service and you will have a caring and discreet approach, as well as initiative, enthusiasm and flexibility. The role is essential to the delivery of a new way of working, including providing timely advice and guidance to families, children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND). Successful candidates will have experience and knowledge of working with children or young people with Special Educational Needs and their families, typically within a local authority environment. Experience and knowledge gained from working with SEND in a school environment would also be relevant. You will also have sound experience of using administrative systems efficiently and accurately, especially when under pressure and working to tight deadlines; there is a high volume of work and you will need to be able to identify priorities for a wide range of tasks. We would like to hear from candidates with prior experience who can immediately pick up a caseload and work with it in order to meet statutory deadlines. Candidates would need a clear understanding of SEND legislation. Candidates would also need to process requests for assessments, write EHCPs, find school placements, explain the legislation and statutory guidance to families. If you would like to apply for this position or find out more please get in touch with Lameez on either 0121 5163982 / 07944254495 or send your CV and contact details to lameezauroraresourcing.co.uk.