Assessment and Placement Caseworker

Recruiter
Social Personnel
Location
Stratford, Greater London
Salary
£11 - £12/hour
Posted
12 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Assessment and Placement Caseworker - London Borough of Newham

6 MONTHS CONTRACT POSTION, FULL TIME

Overall Purpose of Job

To ensure that children, young people and families in Newham a first class service
that fulfils their potential, and when they need additional support, provide services that
are local and easily accessible.

Support the Group Manager and Head of Service in the development delivery and review of planning, performance, commissioning services for children, young people, their families and carers so that overall costs are reduced but the life chances of children and young people are maximised.

To manage the efficient operation of administration of caseloads to ensure the
delivery of high quality, fully integrated services to children, young people and their families in line with the requirements of national legislation and guidance.

To work with and support managers so that the assigned budget meets group objectives, that financial governance arrangements are followed and that programmes/projects are completed within budget

Arrangements are to take account of delivering a high quality service in line with statutory legislation including Education Acts 1996 , 2001, the SEN Code of Practice SEN 2014 and disability Act  2001, the Disability Discrimination Act 2005, the Equalities Bill 2010, (Amendment) Regulations 2009, SEN (Provision of Information by LEAs) Regulations 2001 and the Education (School Information) Regulations 2002 and any subsequent SEN legislation

MUST HAVE:

Good knowledge of the SEN Code of Practice (2014), the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014, The Equality Act 2010