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SEND Children, Young People & Families Consultant & Engagement Officer

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: CVP 0650
  • Published: Tue 21/03/2023, 15:30 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 03/04/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours, Consideration will be given for part time working.
  • Salary: £35,411 - £37,261
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Huyton Municipal, Municipal Buildings, Archway Road, Huyton, Knowsley, L36 9UX, Merseyside

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SEND Children, Young People & Families Consultant & Engagement Officer

Are you passionate about improving outcomes for children and young people with SEND?

The SEND Team is a statutory service that coordinates assessment and delivery of Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP’s), including provision and placement, for children and young people from 0-25 years old.

Operating in a person-centred approach the team works from their base at Huyton Municipal Buildings.  Ensuring that statutory functions are met and working in partnership with colleagues across health and social care, is a fundamental component of providing our children, young people and their families with a high standard service.

A post of Children and Young Person’s Engagement and Consultation officer is now available within the service.  The right person will hold a small SEND Caseworker caseload however the main focus will be on engagement and consultation across multiple settings with children and young people to promote the “voice of the child” within Knowsley.

At Knowsley Council we will consider requests for flexible working.  For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: flexible hours, working from home, compressed hours, part-time.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applicants.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact:

Martin Wilby - Inclusion Service Manager on 0738594508  


Mark Hardwick- SEND Team Manager on 0151 443 5126

Interviews to take place week beginning the 10 April 2023