Independent Supporters - Special educational needs and disability, children, families and young people

INDEPENDENT SUPPORTERS: TRAFFORD

Voluntary and Community Action Trafford are recruiting for a number of paid sessional, full time and part time positions in the new role of Independent Supporter to start work from the 1st September onwards

Independent Support is a national programme commissioned by the Department of Education through the Council for Disabled Children, to fund the voluntary, private and community sector to employ staff and volunteers to support parents and young people through the recent education reforms; particularly in relation to those transitioning from Statements of SEN to Education, Health and Care Plans and to support those newly entering the SEN assessment process.

The role of the Independent Supporter will be to provide help, advice and support to any family or young person going through a statutory Education Health and Care needs assessment and those who are transitioning over to the new Education, Health and Care assessment and planning process.

Full training and a comprehensive induction will be provided.

Interviews beginning the 18th August 2014

contract_type: 
Part-Time
contract_term: 
Fixed Term
hours: 
flexible
salary: 
£17,333 pro rata
location: 
Trafford