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SEND Children and Young People IAG Support Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
13/08/2019
Advert End Date:
02/09/2019 12:00
Salary:
£25,295 - £26,317 per annum
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
190423
Employment Location:
Families Information Service

Job details 

Closing date:
2 Sep


Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland.
We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?

If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.


Early Help Services in Redcar and Cleveland work in partnership with families and other agencies to deliver high quality services to improve outcomes for all children and their families.

This post will be based within the Families Information Service team and will support children and young people with SEND. The post-holder will offer independent information, advice and guidance to children and young people with SEND.

This is a new temporary post and part of the post-holders duties will be to work with children and young people with SEND to produce information and raise awareness.

This is a varied role that requires an enthusiastic, innovative person, who is flexible about their working days and hours. We are looking for someone who is passionate about supporting children and young people who have special education needs or disabilities. Providing mediation and appeals support, attending tribunals when required. The post holder will support children and young people to access information and support from relevant agencies to ensure reach their full potential.

The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Andrea Laverick: 01287 626158

The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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