Senior SEND Practitioner

Family Action
North London, UK
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Senior SEND Practitioner, Ealing I-SAID! (SENDIAS Service)
37 hours per week
£28,585 - £31,183 per annum (inclusive of Outer London Weighting)
Permanent contract

Are you interested in making a difference to the lives of children and young people with SEND and do you have experience in working with them and their families? If so, you may be exactly who we are looking for.

Our values: people focussed, mutual respect, excellence in all we do and a can-do attitude.

If you can relate to these and have the necessary skills and attitude, we can offer you:

- A competitive salary, leave entitlement and pension scheme
- Career development opportunities
- A full induction and ongoing quality training
- The opportunity to become part of FA initiatives
- Flexible working hours
- Managed workloads with regular supportive and reflective supervision

Ealing ISAID! Services aims to empower parents/carers and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, by providing free impartial information and advice relating to education, health and social care.

We are looking for a Senior Practitioner who will take up this exciting new opportunity and join our team. As Senior Practitioner your role will involve leading on casework provision of the service, informing parents, children and young people who reside in Ealing of their rights regarding the SEND process.

By keeping abreast of education and other relevant legislation and SEND policy, you will support their navigation through the SEND assessment process, empowering them to express their views and needs, and developing their skills and confidence to self-advocate.

You'll work with families and other stakeholders to achieve the best outcomes for the education, health and care of the child/young person concerned. You will supervise volunteers and support the parent and young people champions. You will also promote a positive image of Family Action, representing the organisation and the service to service users, families, volunteers and external professionals.

Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service that we consider acceptable.

Closing date: 24th September 2020, 9am
Interview date: W/C 28th September 2020

Family Action offers good working conditions, a comprehensive training programme and a Group Personal Pension Scheme (GPPS). We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

To apply for the role of Senior SEND Practitioner, please apply via the button shown.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Other organisations may call this role Senior SEND Officer, Senior SEND Advisor, Special Educational Needs Worker, Senior Social Care Worker, SEN Worker, or Child Protection Services Worker.
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