SENDIASS Practitioner

Closing date: 30th June 2016
Interview date: Week commencing 11th July

FTE Salary: Grade 5, £20,395
Hours of work: Part time, 18 hours per week. Permanent
Location: Wakefield

The role:

KIDS is a national charity and leading service provider offering an extensive range of services for disabled children and their families.  We are currently looking to recruit a Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) Practitioner, to provide a service to parents and carers of children with SEND  with information and advice to enable them to have a greater understanding of and take a more active role in their child’s education.

To offer information, advice and support to individual families having a child with special educational needs within the context of the Children and Families Act 2014 and the SEN Code of Practice.

To provide casework, support and representation for parents/children at meetings with schools and the local authority.

You must be willing to travel throughout Wakefield; have excellent communication skills, minimum NVQ level 3 or equivalent, knowledge of special educational needs and experience of working in either the voluntary or statutory sector or both.

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.

A commitment to working in partnership with parents/carers and children is essential to the post.

Job description            Person specification

To apply:

Download an application pack
 and email to or post to:

Office Suite 7
Bizspace Business Park
Denby Dale Road

For further information please contact Catherine on 01924 379015.

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