SEND Caseworker

South London, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW5085845_1551345808
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-02-28
  • Location: South London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-29
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care have a brilliant opportunity for an experienced SEND Caseworker to join their Children's and Adults' Services within South London.

To take lead responsibility/be a single point of contact for a portfolio of young people with SEND, in terms of support for the young person and family, schools, colleges, professionals and other Local Authorities as appropriate.

The responsibilities of the SEND Caseworker includes:

  • To coproduce the EHCP in transfer meetings at year 9/11 and in years 12-14 as appropriate, with young people and their current setting, and produce the EHCP
  • To manage the post 16 phase transfer of young people with EHCPs (within the portfolio) and within the appropriate time scales, overseeing the arrangements for the transfer of information within and between schools and colleges for young people with EHCPs, consulting with other professionals as appropriate
  • To attend annual reviews, transfer meetings (SEN statement to EHCP) and transition reviews, as required by the agreed procedure, and ensure annual reviews are responded to within statutory timescales for EHCPs and that EHCPs are amended within statutory timescales
  • To attend, where applicable, multi-professional meetings (such as Team Around the Child (TAC) meetings) concerning children and young people within the portfolio of cases and to Chair these meetings as required
  • To manage the placement of pupils (within the portfolio) with EHCPs
  • To monitor and maintain the records for a portfolio of young people with SEND, and compile statistics

Requirements of a SEND Caseworker:

  • JNC recognised (Level 4 or above) in Youth and Community Work qualification or Teaching, Social Work, Careers Guidance, or equivalent or substantial experience of working as SEN caseworker
  • Knowledge of working with children and young people with SEND through informal processes and group work skills as a Personal Advisor/youth worker/key worker/teacher/careers advisor/counsellor/SEND Caseworker/EHCP Co-ordinator
  • Have a substantial experience in working with children/and or young people with SEND
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £27.27 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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