We are working with a Local Authority in London to assist with the appointment of a SEND Officer on an interim contract.
Pay Scale - £200 - £250 per day - Negotiable depending on experience.
Location - Remote Working.
Contract Length - 3-6-month agency contract with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate expert knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice and have experience managing a caseload within a SEND service for a local authority.
You will have up to date knowledge of the EHCP Process from initial assessment and manage the 20-week process timely and effectively.
To work directly with senior staff at a designated number of schools, ensuring that the LA meets all legal requirements in regard to the Children and Families Act 2014.
To implement and co-ordinate the needs assessment and review process in compliance with the requirements of the Children and Families Act 2014, the SEN Code of Practice 2015.
Directly challenge and support schools, professionals and families in relation to the Children and Families Act 2014 in order to prevent/reduce legal challenge against the LA.
Manage a complex caseload and casework to ensure that the LA is able to respond to SEND children and young people's needs as they change.
Assess individual children and young and develop EHC Plans that are aspirational, holistic, outcome focussed and compliant with the Code of Practice 2015.
Directly manage the case co-ordinator, allocating, monitoring and overseeing their work on a daily basis.
If you are interested in the role or would like to know more, please make an application today and then contact Richard at Spencer Clarke Group on (phone number removed)