Our Children and Adults with Disabilities Service (CAD) was established in 2015 and we work in an integrated way to bring about the best outcomes for our children and young people.
Within the CAD service are a range of professionals including Educational Psychologists, Specialist Teachers, Social Workers, Family Support Workers, Case Officers, Specialist Assistants Area SENDCos and Early Support Key Worker’s, working collaboratively to meet needs and seek solution focused outcomes for settings, families and children / young people.
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You will undertake a key role in 0-5 Children and Young Adults with Disabilities Support Team (CAD). The team is primarily responsible for providing support to children and their families and carers, and support to early years settings,
In this role you will effectively provide support, advice and training to early years setting SENCo’s within private, voluntary and independent settings (PVI’s) this includes child-
minder settings to help them to carry out the SENCo role and duties, and to promote inclusive learning environments.
To carry out this role you will need to liaise with a wide range of professionals to ensure a joined up and inclusive approach to the needs of very young children, and enable settings to implement appropriate strategies, which promote inclusion and improve children’s learning, through support and training.
We consider the maintenance of a healthy work / life balance to be of great importance therefore caseloads will always be manageable and you will have a comprehensive support structure in all of your work.
We are seeking applications from individuals looking for a new challenge in a dynamic, inter-disciplinary and child-centred service.
If you want to join a friendly team who are enthusiastic about making a real difference for children aged 0-5 then we would love to hear from you.
You will have a relevant qualification along with extensive knowledge of early childhood development, the Early Years Foundation Stage and experience of working with children 0-
5 years. It is essential to have extensive experience of working with young children with SEND and their families.
You will need to have experience of delivering training to others, as this role has a training delivery brief. You will also need excellent inter-
personal and communication skills, have the ability to work on your own initiative but also to be an effective team player.
This is a dynamic and exciting post within a well-respected team.
You will also require sound knowledge of current SEND and child care legislation, policy and practice with the ability to apply it to work practice.
The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees. The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account.
These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
Please note the CV's will not be accepted Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on : 01708 432770