Independent Supporter

FTE £19,494 per annum pro rata
02 Feb 2017
21 Feb 2017
Contract Type

Independent Supporter – covering Liverpool & Knowsley

1x full-time post (35 hours)

1x part-time post (16 hours)

Salary: £19494 per annum pro rata. For part-time this equates to an actual annual salary of £8914 plus benefits

Contract period: 12 month rolling contract subject to funding

Liverpool & Knowsley SENDIASS (formerly Parent Partnership) is seeking to appoint a dynamic and flexible Independent Supporter. In this role you will work 1:1 with parent carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). You will work to empower children and young people with SEND and their parents/carers by providing high quality information, advice and support over the phone, face-to-face and on-line.

It is essential to have; experience of work with parents of children/young people with SEND or vulnerabilities, knowledge of the Special Educational Needs and Disability agenda and relevant SEND legislation, experience of working across, and with a wide range of partners and agencies.

The person appointed will need a high level of organisational & IT ability, and be able to manage their time efficiently. A full, clean driving license is essential so too is a willingness to work outside of office hours if there are scheduled events and meetings.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the roles then please call 0151 522 7990, or please download the application pack below this link and return to the below address or email completed application form to:

Postal Applications to be returned to: Wired, Unit 7,Wirral Business Park, Arrowe Brook Road, Upton, Wirral, CH49 1SX (Marked Private and Confidential – SENDIASS Manager)

Closing date: 21st February 2017

Interviews: 1st and 2nd March 2017