21 Oct

School Age Sen Officer Occ Jobs Vacancy at Oxfordshire County Council

Position
School Age Sen Officer Occ
Company
Oxfordshire County Council
Location
ENG
Opening
21 Oct, 2019 24 days ago

Oxfordshire County Council urgently required following position for School Age Sen Officer Occ. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

School Age Sen Officer Occ Jobs Vacancy at Oxfordshire County Council Jobs Details:

Salary range: £37,849 - £40,760 per annum

Work location: You will based in one of our area teams across Oxfordshire

Hours per week: 37 - we are open to discussions about flexible working

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 3rd November 2019

Interview date:To be confirmed


This role is subject to a Criminal Records Check.

Please note that under safer recruitment requirements, references will be requested prior to interview.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for two SEN Officers to work in our newly formed School Age Team.


About us:

You will be part of a new team within an established service area, who have responsibility for ensuring that children up to Year 8 with Education, Health and Care Plans (EHC) have effective support and provision to meet their needs. This will include transition into school, and from primary to secondary education.


About the role:

You will offer advice and support to schools and settings in applying for EHC needs assessments and how to lead an Annual Reviews, ensuring all paperwork is submitted to the LA in a timely manner and in line with Statutory Guidance and deadlines.


About you:

This role will require you to work as part of a team, but also on your own initiative. You will need to have knowledge of the Code of Practice and be able to support parents/carers and young people on the opportunities that are available within the Local Offer.

Good communication skills are essential, along with the ability to prioritise work. You will also need to be ICT proficient and will need to learn how to use the ONE Case Management system.


Rewards and Benefits:

It really is true that every single job role here contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our county - we want to do this for our employees too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours and the use of technology to support agile working. We offer some of the very best learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development.


We have a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us up to 32 days, as well as giving you the option to buy additional holiday. You will also have access to a Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of up to 19.9% of your salary; a range of local and national retail discounts; and a host of enhanced family friendly policies including carers leave and paid time off for volunteering.


Would you like to know more?

Please click to view the Job Description and Selection Criteria.


For an informal discussion about the role please contact Catherine Clarke on 07584 481245.


Application procedure:

To apply, you will need to complete an online application form. This includes a section asking you to explain how you meet the role requirements, as specified in the job posting.

You may attach a cover letter and/or CV to your application form, however it is not mandatory.


If you experience any difficulties whilst completing the application form, or if you require the application form in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment Team at occ.recruitment@hants.gov.uk or by calling 01962 847728.


Contact details for an informal discussion:

Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships.

All posts, unless stated otherwise, are open to flexible working arrangements.

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