SEN Casework Officer - Harrogate

Harrogate, North Yorkshire
£30,451- £32,910 per annum pro rata + relocation support
21 Jul 2021
08 Aug 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Location: 80 High Street – Harrogate. We very much promote flexible working with the ability to work remotely from a variety of bases as well as from home, whatever makes sense and is suitable to provide the best service.

North Yorkshire County Council have a national reputation for excellence and we are looking for SEN Casework Officer’s with a variety of experience and skills. We also welcome those who are looking to relocate.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing multidisciplinary SEND team. We are passionate about promoting high aspiration and expectations for children and young people, and we are looking for a SEN Casework Officer to join us as we champion the needs of children and young people with high need SEND (0-25) and their families.

As a SEN Casework Officer you will work with children and young people and their families through the statutory assessment process for SEND. The role will involve communicating effectively and working collaboratively with a variety of partner agencies and organisations both internally within NYCC and externally to coordinate Education, Health and Care assessments and Education, Health and care plan (EHCP's) in line with statutory guidance.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with children and young people with SEND, or additional needs in children's services including management of cases with complex legal, professional and ethical issues including case conferences and other statutory processes and procedures. You will be responsible for managing a caseload of children and young people either with EHCPs or undergoing statutory assessment whilst providing professional expertise around the SEND process and relevant legislation and guidance. You will be focused on achieving positive life outcomes, establishing respectful, trusting relationships with children, young people their families and carers.

We would encourage applicants to contact Gill Pritchard-Jenkins on 01609 535858 or for an informal conversation.

Visit our dedicated Campaign Page for more information.

We welcome individuals looking to relocate, for further information please see our Relocation Policy

Key documents:

JD & Total Rewards

Key dates
Closing date: Midnight Sunday 8th August 2021

Shortlisting date: 11th August
Interview date: 18th August

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application.

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.