Local Offer Officer

Employer: Medway Council
Salary: Range 4 – £25,775 - £31,385 per annum
Location: Chatham, Kent
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 28/02/2020 at 23:55 PM
Reference: CH0265LS

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of our Integrated SEN and Disability Team as a Local Offer Officer.

You will be responsible for –
• leading on the development and maintenance of high quality web based content of the Medway Local Offer, providing clear and accessible information for children and young people with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities age 0-25 and their families about the services available to them.
• working with all partner agencies, providers, schools, parents and carers, and children and young people to ensure they are fully involved and engaged in the joint design and improvement of services and the Local Offer
• working with others to deliver an effective communication strategy that ensures the Local Offer is well known and used by parents and carers, and children and young people with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities age 0-25
• developing and maintaining quality assurance systems for reviewing the content of the Local Offer and securing high quality feedback from users of the service.

You will need to have an understanding and experience of Special Educational Needs and Disability and the legislative framework. You will have excellent marketing and communication skills both written and verbal and be able to communicate effectively with a range of audiences. You will also need to have a working knowledge of ICT and web systems including social media and content management systems.

If you are interested in being part of our journey to strengthen and improve services then we would like to hear from you.

Medway is at the heart of the Thames Gateway, only 30 miles from central London and has excellent transport links. A modern place, surrounded by award winning rural areas and rich heritage and an abounding cultural offering makes Medway a fantastic place to live and work.

Closing Date 28 February 2020

How to apply

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