Area Coordinator job in Taunton at Somerset County Council

Area Coordinator

Company: Somerset County Council

Location: Taunton UK

Date Posted:Nov 14, 2017

Children's ServicesTaunton base, but covering the South Somerset and Mendip areas of the county29.6 hours per weekSalary: £16,528 to £18,718 per annumAbout UsSomerset Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support (SENDIAS) is a free, confidential and impartial service, providing information, advice and support about matters relating to Special Educational Needs and Disability. We are a small friendly team who support parents, carers and young people (0 – 25 years of age) with Special Educational Needs and Disability across Somerset.About the JobYou will be:Providing individual support, advice and information to parent carers, children and young people about legislation relating to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, including Education, Health and Care Assessments and Plans.Raising Awareness of the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities reforms within the Children’s and Families Act 2014 to groups of parent carers and professionals.Raising the profile of the service in order to develop partnership working with other organisations and increase accessibility to SENDIAS.Supporting a small number of volunteers.About YouYou will have experience within the area of Special Educational Needs and Disability, and working with young people and parent carers. You will have excellent communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team.You will be based at the main SENDIAS office in Taunton but will be required to travel around the county during working hours and cover South Somerset and Mendip areas of the county.For more information or an informal discussion about this post please contact Helen Leach on 07775027442.What we’ll offer in returnWe are proud to offer an environment that is supportive and rewarding, working as part of a team who are passionate about the work they do. We offer great training and development opportunities, with supportive management. We offer an excellent benefits package to all of our employees including:A Local Government Pension Scheme.Discounted lease car via salary sacrifice scheme and options for discounts on petrol or diesel.My Staff Shop offering discounts in shops, online shopping, restaurants, cinema tickets, insurance benefits and so forth.A Flexible Benefits Scheme via salary sacrifice to obtain a cycle for work, childcare vouchers, additional annual leave, computers, mobile phones and health screening.Generous annual leave and flexible working arrangements.Staff discounts in gyms.Employee Assistance and support offering a variety of employee wellbeing services to support a healthy work/life balance and lifestyle.Optional pension enhancement through our Additional Voluntary Contribution scheme.Somerset County Council must ensure that each person who works for the public authority in a customer-facing role can speak fluent English. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.This post requires a criminal background check via the Disclosure procedure.To download and submit an application form and job details, please click Apply Now.CV’s are not accepted for this role.Please quote job reference no: 10484R/JHClosing date: 27/11/2017 View full job description
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