Vacancy: Children and Young Person SEND IASS Support Officer – Wirral SEND Partnership (SEND IASS – Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service)​

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Salary: 18 hours – actual salary £10,024 (FTE £19,492) plus benefits, 27 days holiday per annum (pro rata)


Contract period: 1 year fixed-term contractWIRED is seeking to appoint a dynamic and self-motivated Children & Young Person SEND IASS Support Officer to work within Wirral SEND Partnership (Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service). The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working with children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities using a multi-agency approach.

The Children & Young Person SEND IASS Support Officer will empower children, young people with special educational needs/disabilities to make an informed contribution to decisions made about their education, health or care.

The role will involve providing information, advice and support based upon the Children and Families Act (2014), SEND Code of Practice (2015) and other relevant legislation and guidance. The successful candidate will have experience of translating information to make it accessible for children and young people with complex needs.

It is essential to have experience of designing and delivering presentations. You will have a good working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Adobe Acrobat writer (or equivalent packages), and databases. Experience of developing children and young person services or projects would be an advantage.

The person appointed will need to be competent at making day-to-day decisions, able to manage their time efficiently and have a full, clean driving licence.  

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please call 0151 522 7990. Recruitment is conducted in accordance with WIRED’s Equality and Diversity policies and procedures. WIRED is committed to Safer Recruitment Practices. Enhanced DBS check required. WIRED welcomes applications from disabled people.

Postal Applications to be returned to: Wired, (Marked Private and Confidential – Liverpool & Knowsley IAS Manager and Wirral Parent Partnership Manager)
Closing Date: 22nd April 2019​​
Interviews: To be confirmed asap 
Email applications to be emailed to​: [email protected]

For more information on the vacancy or to download an application pack please visit http://www.wired.me.uk/Current-vacancies.asp

Closing date for all submission of completed applications: 22nd April 2019, 5pm


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