Hours: 37 hours per
An SEN Casework Officer
facilitates, co-ordinates and manages the statutory processes for children and
young people (aged 0-25) who may require an Education, Health and Care plan.
They also work closely with partner agencies and education settings to ensure
children and young people are able to achieve their best possible education and
other outcomes. As part of the wider SEN Service you will be working in a Person-Centred
way alongside colleagues in speech and language therapy, specialist teaching
and Early Years SEN. The role would suit someone with experience and/or
knowledge of education and special educational needs who is able to address
challenges creatively and collaboratively.
role will provide you with a unique opportunity to support children and young
people with additional needs to thrive.
further information or an informal discussion please contact Anita Pitman, on
01983 821000 ext 8441.
Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council
and living on the Island here.
This council and its schools recruit
according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect
all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from
discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we
provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different
needs of our employees. The Isle of
Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage
applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the
diversity within our local community.
In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a
Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets
the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared
themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview
within the council.
note that this role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of
Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of
Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions.
Hampshire County Council delivers, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all
of its children’s services functions and did so for an agreed period of five
years from 1 July 2013, the original five year partnership arrangement under
direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended
voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years.
The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire
County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who
take operational responsibility for children’s services.
Telephone 01983 823134 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need further information about applying. Please
note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will
In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further
communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This
means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of
the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful
on this occasion.
Date: 07 April 2021