£50,903 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7AH. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
About the Role
Surrey’s PSS Post 16 team have been part of the County Council’s provision for children and young people with sensory impairments and physical disabilities for 30 years this year. During this time we have developed the local specialist provision as well as contributing to developments in this field on a national basis. We would like to invite you to apply for this role to take the service forward for the future.
With a strong interest and experience in working with students with Physical and Sensory Impairments in Further and Higher education settings, we are able to offer you the opportunity to join us at a time of transformational change in Surrey. We are working to ensure that provision from the Children and Families, Lifelong Learning, Culture and Communities Directorate delivers services at the cutting edge of national practice. The reflection of our values is also vital to our work, which will highlight that we care about our residents; working together; being excellent; being open and respecting others.
Coming from a strong background in specialist Non-Medical Helper provision in both further and higher education settings, you will be able to apply your skills and knowledge to the future development of the well respected and long standing PSS Post 16 service in Surrey. The expectation is that contributing to and informing practice in this specialist area will be ongoing through representation on national bodies, including consultation with government departments as appropriate.
You will need:
- Degree level qualifications and substantial experience of working in the FE/HE sector. You will also need a post graduate qualification in PSI related study or BSL interpreting.
- Proven ability to facilitate the effective deployment of specialist staff in a frequently changing delivery environment as well as ensuring that income generation targets for the service are met.
- Knowledge and in-depth understanding of DfE, SFE, DSA-QAG, DWP and Access to Work requirements.
- Knowledge of developments within this specialist field, including mandatory qualification required to practice.
For an informal discussion contact Pam Todd on 01483 517847or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your application.
Applications must be received by 11.59pm on Sunday 24th March 2019 and the interviews will take place on Thursday 28th March 2019 at Fairmount House in Leatherhead.