SEN Caseworker Officer

  • Job Reference: LA4427
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2020
  • Employer: North Yorkshire County Council
  • Website: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/
  • Location: Harrogate, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £30,451 to £32,910
  • Bonus/Benefits: Flexible working/ work from home
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

SEN Caseworker Officer
Salary: £30,451 - £32,910 per annum pro rata
Grade: J
Hours: 37 hours
Contract: Permanent 
Location: Harrogate/Ripon/Knaresborough/Craven

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing multidisciplinary SEND team. We are passionate about promoting high aspirations and expectations for children and young people and we are looking for two SEN Caseworkers to join us as we champion the needs of children and young people with high need SEND (0-25) and their families. 

As SEN Caseworker Officer you will work with children and young people and their families through the statutory assessment process for SEND. The role will involve communicating effectively and working collaboratively with a variety of partner agencies and organisations both internally within NYCC and externally to co-ordinate Education, Health and Care Assessments and Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) in line with statutory guidance. 

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with children and young people with SEND or additional needs in children’s services including; management of cases with complex legal, professional and ethical issues including case conferences and other statutory processes and procedures. You will be responsible for managing a caseload of children and young people either with EHCPs or undergoing statutory assessment whilst providing professional expertise around the SEND process and relevant legislation and guidance. You will be focused on achieving positive life outcomes for children; establishing respectful, trusting relationships with children, young people, their families and carers. 

We would encourage applicants to contact Alison Hall on 01609 534745 or by email alison.hall@northyorks.gov.uk for an informal conversation. 

Key dates

  • Closing date: 11.59pm 25th September 2020
  • Interview date: W/C 5th October 2020 (via Skype)

Key documents

Apply via: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/inclusion-opportunities