Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
- Reference: HCC08563
- Published on: Fri 14/07/2017 15:20 PM
- Closing on: Sun 23/07/2017 23:55 PM
- Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
- Hours: 37 hours.
- Salary: Salary Range: £23,398pa progressing to £28,485pa (pro rata for part-time)
- DBS Check: Enhanced
- Location: Hemel Hempstead
Job Title: SEND Officer
Location: Apsley, Hemel Hempstead
Salary Range: £23,398pa progressing to £28,485pa (pro rata for part-time)
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent and Fixed Term (up to 1 year)
*Educated to A level or equivalent
*Hold substantial experience of SEN
*Understanding of current legislation and guidance relating to SEND
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.
*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
*Occupational maternity / paternity and adoption pay
*Excellent Wellbeing schemes
For an informal discussion please contact one of the following:
Jennie Moore, SEND Manager, Farnham House (01992 588599) / Lauren Hornsby, SEND Manager, Apsley (01442 453512),
Closing date: 23rd July
Interviews: 31st July
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
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.
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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.
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