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Family Services Assistant Co-ordinator

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Reference:
SCC03653
Organisation:
Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
West Suffolk House, Bury St Edmunds
Salary details:
£20,344
Job term:
Full Time
Hours:
37 per week
Appointment:
Fixed Term
Closing date:
22 April 2019 01:00 PM
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Fixed term or secondment opportunity until 31 July 2019.

A great opportunity for you to join our SEND Family Services team, to work as part of our partnerships within the education, health and care system.

The team leads on all aspects of our family facing work, and supports individual children and young people with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability) and their families throughout their SEND journey. This includes securing the right education offer to support their specific needs, and ensuring regular and effective review of their progress, holding providers to account across the system for meeting the needs of individual children and young people.  

You will need to be able to demonstrate an understanding of education settings and partner agencies, key-working approaches in your everyday practice, and have the ability to develop and maintain professional relationships.

You will be the key contact, providing support and guidance for children, young people and families who may require additional support within school or when the current education placement is at risk of breakdown. This will include information and advice about the Local Offer or SEND Pathway, engaging with and signposting to education and partner agency services as required.

For an informal discussion, please contact Germaine Stogdon on (01284) 758722.

Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying for this job.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working.  For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.



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