Part Time SENDIAS Practitioner - Coventry
Posted: 15th Nov 2018 Closing: 25th Nov 2018
KIDS is a national charity which has been supporting disabled children, young people and their families since 1970.
We work with children, irrespective of their disability or impairment, from birth through to 25 years. Each year we support over 15,000 disabled children, offer over 120 different services and work with about 80 Local Authorities across England.
We are passionate, caring and trusted and our vision is a world in which all disabled children and young people realise their aspirations. We offer support and practical help for families, every step of the way.
About The Role
The purpose of this role is to ensure that all parents/carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities have access to impartial information, advice and support. The successful candidate will be required to offer information in an accessible way to parent/carer and young people and enable them to participate confidently and effectively in an informed way in the decision making process regarding their child's education.
The successful candidate should be qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 in advice and guidance or equivalent. They should have the ability to provide factual impartial information and advice to service users, and experience of supporting vulnerable families and children and young people with Special Educational Needs. It is essential that the candidate has experience of working in challenging situations or where there is dispute, and they should have experience of working within a multi-agency environment in order to reach negotiated outcomes.
Please click on the 'Visit the Website' link to apply directly through the www.kids.org.uk website. Any queries can be emailed to the careers team.
18 hours a week, flexible to work varied hours This role is a fixed term contract until March 2020
Full Time Equivalent salary details: £20,598.00 per annum pro rata