SEND Assessment & Planning Assistant

Up to £10.41 per hour
17 Feb 2021
17 Mar 2021
JN -022021-167090
Sarah Cowley
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting on a long term temporary basis, a SEND Assessment & Planning Officer - full time.

Job Purpose:

To maintain accurate communications and records of the statutory assessment and review process through the effective use and maintenance of the database.


To scrutinise requests for statutory assessment from responsible bodies, parents and other agencies to ensure that appropriate evidence is provided before presentation to the Statutory Assessment Moderation/ Single Assessment Moderation Panel and to decide which cases should be processed without reference to an officer.

To maintain the database and SEND Hub of all cases considered by the Statutory Assessment Moderation Panel.

To collate and record professional advice for all assessments, including receipt and logging of advice, distribution to other agencies as required, recording of completed assessment and reviews, and ensuring speedy transfer of relevant documentation to the Officers.

To deal with incoming telephone calls, offering advice and support as appropriate to parents, young people and stakeholders.

To maintain a professional manner at all times when dealing with young people and their parents, being sensitive to the high emotions that may be aroused when talking about their child's/their SEN.

Experience Required:

Previous experience working with Databases

Organisational Skills - working in a methodical manner

Ability to set up and maintain spreadsheets

Excellent literacy and numerical skills

Good knowledge of all MS Packages

Ability to handle work of a sensitive nature and relate well with colleagues, parent and Head Teachers.

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