Islington, Greater London (On-site)
£24,018 - £26,681 FTE (£12,009.00 - £13,340.50 per annum), inclusive of Inner London Weighting
Permanent, Part-time, 18.5 hours per week (part-time)
Job description

SEND Case Worker, Islington SENDIAS Service

Based in Islington N7
18.5 hours per week (part-time)

Grade 2 (lower) Point 11-15: £24,018 - £26,681 FTE (£12,009.00 - £13,340.50 per annum), inclusive of Inner London Weighting

2 x Permanent Contracts


At Family Action we transform lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation. We have been building stronger families since 1869 and today we work with more than 60,000 families in over 150 community based services, as well as supporting thousands more through national programmes and grants.

We are looking for a Case Worker to provide impartial and accessible advice and support in a full range of matters relating to SEND law and processes.  The successful post holder will provide a response to intial enquiries coming into the service, support for families through phonecalls, emails and face-to-face meetings and casework. You will undertake training in order to offer casework support to families in relation to the Education and Healthcare Plan (process), including providing advice around resolving disagreements, mediation and SEND appeals.                                                 

We are looking to recruit a motivated and experienced case worker to join our new SENDIASS team in Islington. You will be a confident and skilled practitioner in providing direct work with children, young people and families with special educational needs.

You will have a demonstrated ability to work on your own initiative and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will be confident in your ability to provide SEND casework support for families through phone calls, emails and face to face meetings.

This is an opportunity for the right person to make a real difference in the lives of children and young people with additional needs and their families by providing them with advice, support and information to help them to navigate the SEND process and achieve positive outcomes.

We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in all that we do and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQIA+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we are committed to increasing the representation of these groups at Family Action. We know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for families and children and strive for our workforce to be truly representative of the diverse communities we support. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants and will reimburse your travel cost if you attend an interview.

What will we offer you?

We’ll offer you a generous pension scheme and leave entitlements, eye care vouchers, a cycle to work scheme and other great benefits. All roles in Family Action are open to a discussion about possible flexible working options, subject to business needs, and all new starters will have the right to make a flexible working request from day one of employment. We have an excellent wellbeing offer and we will invest in your professional development with on-going quality training and career development opportunities. You’ll join an established, supportive and high-performing service and have the opportunity to thrive in an innovative organisation that values your opinion, encourages learning and has the needs of children and families at its core.

We are forward looking, ambitious and committed to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operates with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then we look forward to hearing from you.  

For an application pack and further information please visit our current vacancies page.

We are unable to accept CVs alone, please complete an application form and send this to the designated inbox detailed on the advert document.

Closing date:              Thursday 26th May 2022 at 09:00am
Interview date:           TBC

Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service which we consider acceptable.

ID: 361

Advert Deadline Extended – if you have already submitted an application you are not required to re-apply.

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Posted on: 26 April 2022
Closed date: 26 May 2022 at 09:00
Job ref: ID: 361
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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