Senior SEN Caseworker

Recruiter
Starting Point Recruitment
Location
Walsall, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1233921113
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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.

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