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SEND Officer

Employer: Hertfordshire County Council

  • Reference: HCC08559
  • Published on: Fri 14/07/2017 15:35 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/07/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time, Contract
  • Hours: 37 hours. x1 FTE Fixed Term (up to 1 year) based in Farnham House, Stevenage AND x1 0.75 FTE Fixed Term (up to 1 year) based in County Hall, Hertford.
  • Salary: Salary Range: £23,398pa progressing to £28,485pa (pro rata for part time)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: East Herts
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Job Title: SEND Officers
Salary Range: £23,398pa progressing to £28,485pa (pro rata for part time)
x1 FTE Fixed Term (up to 1 year) based in Farnham House, Stevenage
x1 0.75 FTE Fixed Term (up to 1 year) based in County Hall, Hertford


Job Duties:

About you:
*Educated to A level or equivalent
*Hold substantial experience of SEN
*Understanding of current legislation and guidance relating to SEND

About us:
Hertfordshire’s County Council’s Integrated Services for Learning (ISL) has undergone a restructure and we are now looking for additional SEND officers within the statutory SEND service.

The purpose of the job will be to work under the direction of the SEND team manager to deliver high quality services for children and young people with SEND 0-25 years in line with the SEND Code of Practice, statutory responsibilities and the authority’s policies and strategies.

We are looking for individuals with substantial experience of SEND. You will have excellent organisational skills, a high level of literacy and knowledge of SEND in a school/setting based environment.

Benefits:
*Flexible working arrangements
*Excellent Career Development
*Salary exchange for additional benefits
*Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
*Discounts on everyday shopping/holidays/entertainment/leisure along with cashback with our Herts Rewards Scheme
*Support Groups
*Occupational maternity / paternity and adoption pay
*Excellent Wellbeing schemes

For an informal discussion please contact one of the following:
Sue Sheffield , SEND Manager Farnham House (01438 844380) / Rebecca Foster, SEND Manager, Farnham House (01438 843661)

Closing date: 23rd July
Interviews: 31st July & 3rd August

Additional Information

Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information click here

Application Information

To apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen.

As part of the application you will be prompted to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the PERSON SPECIFICATION area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.

For Candidate Guidance on How to Apply: Click Here

PLEASE NOTE:
All questions marked with a * are mandatory question and must be answered – you will not be able to submit your application until all mandatory questions have been answered.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

THIS IS A FIXED TERM OR SECONDMENT VACANCY. IF YOU WORK FOR HCC OR ANOTHER LOCAL AUTHORITY AND WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED AS A SECONDMENT CONTRACT, PLEASE ENSURE YOU COMPLETE THE ATTACHED SECONDMENT FORM AS PART OF YOUR APPLICATION. IF YOU DO NOT, YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED AS A FIXED TERM CONTRACT.

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