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Youth Engagement SENDIASS Officer
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 9007
  • Published: Tue 21/01/2020, 16:10 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/02/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £23,836 - £26,459 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Watling House, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

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Youth Engagement SENDIASS Officer

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 1 year

Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable/ Agile Working

Closing Date: 7th February 2020

Interview Date: 14th February 2020


More about this role:


SENDIASS provides young people, parents or carers of children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) with impartial and confidential information, advice and support. The advice relates to SEND procedures, rights and responsibilities, with regards to relevant legislation, so that appropriate and informed decisions can be made.  


This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of young people’s experience of SEN support within Bedfordshire. We are ideally looking for an individual with excellent communication skills, who enjoys working with young people, as much of the work will be development of SENDIASS to support the engagement of young people. Every day will be different, and each day will present its own challenges!


The ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines are a must. Knowledge of or willingness to learn the relevant legislation including the Children and Families Act 2014 and the SEND code of Practice 2015 is essential to the role. Legal training and ongoing learning will be provided as part of your professional development.  


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 Engagament Recruitment Pack 


For an informal discussion or queries about this position, please contact: Abigail Stone at or call 0300 300 8088



For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at 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.


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.

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