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SEND Officer

  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: BC/24/286994
  • Published: Thu 11/07/2024, 15:39 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/08/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £39,264 - £45,021 p.a. inc. London weighting
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent

Salary range: £39,264 - £45,021 p.a. inc. London weighting
Contract: 1 x Permanent, 1 x Fixed term / Secondment (Mat Cover 1 year), 2 x Fixed Term / Secondment ( 1 year )
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic centre and other locations from time to time

 An Exciting Opportunity…
 
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
The Post

This is an exciting time to join a busy, committed and motivated team. In accordance with the Children and Families Act 2014 and the SEND Code of Practice, the post requires partnership working.  You will be working with families and colleagues within Brent and the wider community to deliver excellent services and effective support to young people who have special needs and disability.

An interesting and diverse role, you will be working within a team, to assist in delivering the best possible outcomes for Brent young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability in our diverse community.

We are currently looking for 4 posts, 3, 1-year fixed term/ secondment contract and 1 permanent SEND Officer. 

The Person
Our ideal candidate will:

• have previous experience of working within a SEN setting, school or Local Authority
• have knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice 2015 of EHC Plans and the Annual Review process
• be literate with good working knowledge of an electronic case management system and    Microsoft word and Excel.
• be a superb communicator at all levels, with excellent organisational skills and able to multitask 
• possess excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing whilst maintaining a professional approach at all times
able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
• have strong negotiation skills and experience in preparing cases for the Special Educational Needs & Disability Tribunal
• have experience of working with a range of professionals ensuring an integrated approach for children and young people with Special Educational Needs
 

Closing date for Redeployees: 16 July 2024 (23:59)
Closing date: 11 August 2024 (23:59)

Interview date: 21 / 22 August 2024
 

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

 

Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

Apply Now

  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: BC/24/286994
  • Published: Thu 11/07/2024, 15:39 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/08/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £39,264 - £45,021 p.a. inc. London weighting
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent

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