A SEND Officer is required to work within the SEND Team.
The team is responsible for ensuring that the LA’s statutory responsibilities towards individual children and young people with SEND are met. We are a busy team and deal with sensitive, and at times, difficult decisions.
The successful candidates will need to have good organisational and interpersonal skills, have experience of similar work within a public service and will need to be able to travel within North Somerset and further afield to support out of area placements. An understanding of the SEND Code of Practice 2015 is required.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
For an informal discussion, please contact Mandy Plumridge on 01275 884428
Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 08 January 2020
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.