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We are looking for an efficient and hard working Casework Officer with extensive experience in the area of special educational needs.
Working within the legislative framework, you will be responsible for co-ordinating the assessment, production and review of Education Health and Care (EHC) plans and other aspects of special educational needs of individual pupils.
You will have a caseload related to a defined group of school, colleges or geographical area, and will work closely with parents, carers and professionals from a range of voluntary and statutory agencies.
Casework officers are also tasked with one or more special areas of responsibility.
You will need a background in education and/or special needs and be able to evidence excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to relate well to parents, carers and professionals. You will also need to demonstrate strong communication, prioritisation and negotiation skills. You will be working to challenging deadlines and will need to have a flexible approach.
There is an emphasis on team working and striving for continuous improvement to our service, within a customer care environment.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
For more information or an informal discussion, please contact Carolyn Bristow on 01273 293736 or Carolyn.firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 15 January 2019
Interview date: w/c 21 January 2019 (date to be confirmed)
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employees at risk of redundancy) is identified.