Send Key Worker

Location Staffordshire
Salary £12 - £13 per hour
Experience of working in education settings, child development, SEND preferred. Also, will need to record some data and be able to work from home until further notice

Co-ordinating facilitating and creating the assessment of need and the development of an education, health & care plan that is outcome focused in line with the relevant legislation and Code of Practice. Act as a keyworker for adults and children with special educational needs & disability and co-ordinate and call on the support of key qualified Social work, Educational Psychology, Health and any other professional who you require contributions from in terms of specialist assessment and episodes of work.

1. Develop collaborative relationships with individuals with special educational needs and a disability of all ages, and their families, that promote choice and independence, respecting diversity and difference and reach agreement on appropriate tangible and realistic outcomes.

2. Analyse written, verbal and observation information to understand needs, strengths and potential of individuals.

3. Understand risks and identify strategies to explain, avoid or manage risk appropriately.

4. Collaborate with other professionals, within independent futures, Children and Families or other organizations, in order to fully understand need and enable individuals to achieve their outcome and to be as independent as possible.

5. Through regular case reviews with the relevant professional and other specialists identify when these colleagues need to be involved and facilitate their introduction to the individual and their family, as soon as possible.

6. Identify and explore, with the individual and their family, innovative and appropriate options to support their individual agreed, outcomes, facilitating individuals making informed choices