Job Title: SEND Brokerage Service Provision Officer
Location: Farnham House, Stevenage
Salary Range: £26,999 progressing to £29,636 pa
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Fixed Term / Secondment opportunity for up to 2 years
The Children & Young People’s SEND Brokerage Team located within Specialist and Safeguarding Services in Hertfordshire is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic person to join this busy team. We provide a mostly office based brokerage support function.
Ensuring services brokered are needs led, represent value for money, are appropriately quality assured whilst working in partnership with other agencies to maximise good outcomes for children and young people through effective communication. To assist in identifying gaps in service provision working with strategic commissioning in developing a more varied pool of resources. Accurate and timely recording of progress with tasks.
The successful candidate will need to be able to work proactively in partnership with disabled children / young people and their families, to identify and arrange the right support at the right time. As well as arranging commissioned support packages, you will value community inclusion, providing community navigation information to families.
You need to be flexible and adaptable, a creative problem-solver, committed to team work and person-centred not one-size fits all solutions. Focused on achieving positive outcomes for children and young people with disabilities. Experience of working in a complex multi-agency environment. Good standard of education and evidence of substantial relevant education, training or equivalent as an adult.
If you think you have what is required and you are ready for a challenging yet very rewarding role then please apply now!.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Paul Mitchell 01438 843175 or Hazel Yabsley 01438 843687.
Closing date: 19 January 2020
Interview date: Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th February 2020