Team: Central Bedfordshire SENDIASS
Job Family: CBG8 Supporting
Salary: £23,836 - £26,459 per annum pro rata
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week
Contract type: Fixed Term 18 Months
Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable/ Agile Working
Closing Date: 5th June 2020
Interview Date: 19th / 22th June 2020
More about this role:
SENDIASS supports young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) and parents or carers of children with SEND, to feel confident in engaging with professionals about their education, to feel confident in their knowledge of the law and empowered to express their views.
Our small team is looking for an individual with excellent communication skills, who enjoys working with young people and is passionate about helping them reach their potential. Experience of working with young people in an education setting and knowledge of SEND practice is highly beneficial. Knowledge of relevant legislation, including the Children and Families Act 2014 and the SEND code of Practice 2015 is essential to the role.
As a SENDIASS Officer you will be providing information, advice and support in a range of meetings and remotely on a daily basis. The role will also involve supporting the development of SENDIASS to raise accessibility and engagement with Young People with SEND in Central Bedfordshire.
Every day will be different, and each day will present its own challenges! The ability to settle quickly to the role and work under pressure to tight deadlines are a must.
Supporting our clients to achieve positive outcomes and success presents the opportunity to find your greatness.
Join us, take advantage of being part of a successful team with the chance to learn, progress and make a difference. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.
To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Youth Engagement SENDIASS Officer Recruitment Pack
For an informal discussion or queries about this position, please contact: Abigail Stone at Abigail.email@example.com or call 0300 300 8088
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0300 300 8000
Safeguarding (For DBS posts only):
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.