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Job Introduction
This role has a starting salary of £34,356 per annum, based on a 36-hour working week.
We are excited to be hiring a new SEND Admissions Officer to join our fantastic SEND admissions team, based in Woking. This role is open to hybrid working and as a team we split our time between working from home and collaborating together in the office.Please note, the contractual location for this role is currently Quadrant Court, however it is our intention to move within the local area to Victoria Gate in Central Woking later this year.
If you are passionate about supporting children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and are ready for a challenge – we’ve got a great opportunity for you!
Rewards and Benefits

  • 26 days’ holiday (prorated for part time staff), rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service and 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Option to buy up to 10 days of additional annual leave
  • An extensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support health and wellbeing
  • Up to 5 days of carer’s leave per year
  • Paternity, adoption and dependents leave
  • A generous local government salary related pension
  • Lifestyle discounts including gym, travel, shopping and many more
  • 2 paid volunteering days plus 1 team volunteering day per year
  • Learning and development hub where you can access a wealth of resources

About the Team
The team are primarily responsible for overseeing the placement process for children and young people with an Education, Health and Care Plan who are moving from one phase of education to another. The SEND Admissions Team is an integral part of the Children’s Commissioning Service; driving change and innovation with the ongoing focus of improving outcomes for children and young people across the County. We are now looking for a passionate and solution focused person to join our team.
About the Role
Your role as a SEND Admissions Officer will be central to the work we do as you make quality placements that allow the children and young people we support to achieve their potential throughout their academic career. This may include placements in mainstream or specialist provision in the independent and non-maintained sector.
This is a challenging but rewarding role, knowing that everything you do means improving the outcomes for some of our most vulnerable learners. You’ll do this by:

  • Establishing and embedding strong lines of communication across key partners and stakeholders, ensuring compliance with statutory SEN processes
  • Developing positive relationships with SENCOs, Headteachers and sector leads to deliver an effective service to our residents
  • Leading and coordinating consultations with schools and other local authorities for individual pupils, working closely with internal services like the Virtual School, Schools Finance and Vulnerable Leaners
  • Contributing to strategic development which ensures adequate SEND sufficiency across the County, and raising any risks or issues relating to placement sufficiency

As a member of our lively and busy team, you also will be a part of the continuous improvement of our service; monitoring and evaluating processes, analysing feedback and responding to any changes in legislation.
Shortlisting Criteria
To be considered for shortlisting for this position, your application will clearly evidence the following:

  • Sound knowledge of SEND legislation and processes
  • Effective communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage deadlines
  • Ability to process and organise high volume data

Contact us
Please contact us for any questions relating to the role. This could be to discuss flexible working requests, transferable skills or any barriers to employment.
For an informal discussion please contact Alison Salazar Bermeo by e-mail or telephone 07815 985913.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 26/05/2024 with interviews planned for 03/06/2024.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
Our Values
Our values are as important as our abilities and shape who we are as an organisation. Discover more about our values. Before submitting your application, we recommend you read the job description. Our Life at Surrey handbook also attached provides insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.
Our Commitment
Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:

  • The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
  • The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form

Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.
We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.

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