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SEND Officer

We are recruiting on behalf of our client for an SEND Officer to undertake a short to long term contract in the South Tyneside area.

You will be working alongside schools in the area assisting with SEN needs for children and their families.

Key Tasks:

? Be the main point of contact for young people/parents/carers and co-ordinate the EHC needs assessment and planning process within statutory timescales.
? Work in partnership with parents, children and young people to ensure they are involved and where appropriate kept informed and that they are central to any decisions made about them.
? Ensure the preferred communication method of the child/young person is recognised and the plan adapted if relevant.
? Identify the information that needs to be gathered for the co-ordinated assessment and ensure it is completed within statutory timescales.
? Liaise with the lead Health and Social Care personnel.
? Manage the compilation of all the information received from a range of professionals from education, health and/or social care.
? Plan, facilitate and chair person-centred SEND planning meetings with families, carers and key professionals across education, health, social care.

Include, as appropriate, the child/young person and other people/professionals key to the child/young person's EHC Plan.



In support of the service you will be:

? Work closely with the SEND Services Manager, including maintaining regular communication and updates, reporting issues, meeting deadlines, and feeding back to help inform further development of the process.
? Work within the statutory timescales.
? Contribute to borough-wide pupil place planning through a thorough knowledge of a number of special schools, schools with units and mainstream schools.
? Support the work of the Careers Education, Advice and Information Service by providing some young people with LDD with advice about transitions and pathways to Post-16 provision as p

  • Duration: 4 Months minimum
  • Rate: 20 Per Hour
  • Location: South Tyneside
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Accountancy
  • Recruiter: Pin Point Recruitment
  • Contact: Alicia Caulfield
  • Tel: 07557036541
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: AC-SENDOFF-2
  • Posted: 2019-04-02 11:33:27 -

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