Specialist Inclusion Worker

Hertfordshire County Council
St. Albans
£20,000 - £24,999
15 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Specialist Inclusion Worker
Location: Positions in North Herts or St. Albans & Dacorum
Salary Range: starting from £24,799 pa progressing to £26,999 pa (pro rata for part-time)
Hours: 22 hours p/w Term Time - North Herts
30 hours p/w Term Time - St. Albans & Dacorum
Contract: Permanent

Job Duties:

The Integrated Services for Learning SEND Specialist Advice and Support Service (SEND SAS) works with children and young people 0 - 25, with a range of complex needs. The 0 - 5 service offers advice and support to families and settings; through a number of different roles within the team, using a graduated approach to both children's and settings needs.

A key function of ISL SEND SAS is to ensure that the educational and developmental progress of children and young people (0-25), with a range of SEND, is met in line with the Hertfordshire Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Strategy and HCC strategic objectives.

We have opportunities to be part of an enthusiastic successful team to ensure high quality, inclusive, safe and sustainable practice in the Early Years and childcare for Hertfordshire.

As a Specialist Inclusion Worker you will provide support, advice and guidance, under the direction of the Specialist Advisory Teachers and 0-5 Lead Practitioner to PVI setting staff. Working in collaboration with other members of the Specialist Advice and Support service, teachers and Practitioners in settings to develop and implement programmes of support and integration to meet the needs of the whole child. This is a practical post and will involve intensive support for staff enabling them in turn to effectively support the inclusion of young children with SEND.

You will be enthusiastic and committed to extend and further develop your expertise of working with children with complex needs and disabilities. We are looking for people with in-depth knowledge of strategies relating to inclusion and the ability to share this effectively with others. You will need a high level of creativity to meet the demands of working in a wide variety of settings.

You will have excellent communication and organisational skills. You will be flexible, committed to supporting other professionals and self-motivated

A good standard of education together with evidence of continued professional development and an understanding of SEN and related issues is required . We will provide you with additional, relevant training and support to make the most of this opportunity to make a difference as well as an Induction programme.

Closing Date: Sunday 23rd June 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 11th July and Friday 12th July 2019

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