SEND Key Worker 0-25 Macclesfield
SEN Recruitment are working in conjunction with Cheshire East Council to appoint SEND Key Workers with ages 0-25
To be the keyworker for children with special education needs and their families while undertaking a statutory assessment or with education health and care plans (EHCP), supporting them through the process and ensuring appropriate education provision to meet their needs.
Successful candidates will be comfortable liaising with.
- Children and families and young people
- Schools, Early Years and Post 16 providers
- Social Care
- Other Cheshire East Services
- Partner organisations
To deliver high quality, child and person-centred service, producing Education, Health and Care Plans together with children/young people and their parents/carers in a timely manner, ensuring they are aware of the local offer and deliver the best outcomes for the child/young person.
To work in a multi-agency arena, ensuring that all relevant assessments and reports are sought, received and utilised for EHC assessments and reflect in EHC plans
To prepare all information required for panel and present assessments and plans at panel recording and implementing decisions.
Working in partnership with other services, schools and colleges to secure suitable provision for children and young people, which meets their specific needs.
To support children/young people through key transitions points ensuring an effective and timely transition to new schools and colleges.
Developing and implementing, solution focussed strategies that encourage the exchange of information and ideas with parents/carers, voluntary groups and appropriate agencies
To negotiate, in conjunction with commissioning services, placements ensuring support is in place to meet the identified needs with school staff, support teams and other colleagues.
To act as the first point of contact in respect of complaints in relation to SEN Assessments with a view to seeking a positive and fair resolution of grievances.
To assist the Locality Managers in preparation for First Tier SEND Tribunals by helping to draw up the Authority’s Statement of Case, attending meetings with legal and other representatives and ensuring adherence to prescribed timescales
Contributing to the development, initiation and review of SEN and Disability policies and provision for pupils with SEN and Disability to ensure that these policies are implemented in practice
All candidates must have 2 up to date references and a Full Enhanced DBS on the update service.
For more information about this role or any other roles supporting SEND please contact info@senrecruitment. co.uk or call us on 01925 906500.
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