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SEND Operations Officer
  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: PEO/0719/30512
  • Published: Tue 16/07/2019, 11:16 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/08/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 22.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,544 - £21,166 pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Rutland - Oakham, Rutland

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SEND Operations Officer

SEND Operations Officer

Fixed Term Contract 12 months

Part time (22.5 hours per week)

Scale 4, Salary £19,544 - £21,166 pro rata

Who we are… Rutland County Council is the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but just because we are a small team does not mean we cannot make a big difference, multum-in parvo is our motto! Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local community – we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit. This is your chance to become part of an amazing team, delivering great services throughout the county.

Who you are… A strong administrator and confident team player, you have excellent attention to detail to ensure a high quality service is delivered at all times. You like to get stuck in and are not afraid to contribute with new ideas and take on challenges. You will be an effective communicator and confident to respond to members of the public, our partners and our internal customers.

What we need from you… You will be based in our SEND team working with parents, carers, partners and schools to ensure that children are supported in education. With previous experience in a business support role, you will be able to build strong relationships with team members to ensure expectations of the service are agreed and met. Strong IT skills are a must, as are good communication and interpersonal skills to manage a demanding workload. Able to work on your own initiative, you will be able to pre-empt issues and opportunities and address these proactively to stay one step ahead.

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few!

We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we very much want to hear from you.

What to do now… Please visit for more information about this role. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Helga Spry-Shute on 01572 758335 or email:

The closing date for applications is 04 August 2019 and interviews will take place on Friday 16 August 2019 - please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: or call 01527 758291.

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.