Independent Support Practitioner Medway


Closing date: 30 September 2016

FTE Salary: Grade 5, £20,395
Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week, term time only
Location: Medway

Fixed term contract until March 2017

The role:

Independent Support is a national programme commissioned by the Department of Education to support parents and young people through the recent education reforms; particularly in relation to  Education, Health and Care Plans and to support those newly entering the SEN assessment process.

Independent Support Practitioners will provide accurate and informative time limited help and advice to any family or young person going through a statutory Education Health and Care needs assessment and will offer support during the process of developing an Education Health and Care plan.  Independent Support Practitioners will also offer support to parents and/or young people who are in the process of applying for an Education, Health and Care assessment and plan.

We are looking for a practitioner to cover the Stockport area.

Job Description        Person Spec

KIDS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore we expect all workers and employees to share this commitment

To apply:

Download an application pack
 and email to Mhairi.tynan@kids.org.uk or post to:

Unit 21, Hopewell Business Centre, Hopewell Drive, Chatham, Kent ME5 7DX

For further information please contact Mhairi by email or telephone 01634 577657.


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