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SEND Officers

Education - Non School

SEN Support

Oldham Council

Economy Skills and Neighbourhoods

Education and Early Years/SEND Service

Fixed Term SEND Officer x 2

Ref: G6/OL-34008

Contract Type: Fixed Term for 12 months

Salary: £26,999 - £30,507 p.a.

Hours: per week: 36.66 per week

Based: Level 12, Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham. OL1 1UT

Closing date: Sunday 26th January 2020

Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC

Job Description.doc

Person Specification.doc


Role Overview 

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join and work with the SEND Team within the SEND Service, assisting the work of the service to assess and support children and young people with Special Educational Needs across Oldham.


Key Requirements


To succeed in this role you will need as a minimum:

  • Experience working in a busy environment, to statutory and conflicting deadlines.
  • Experience of communicating and engaging with a wide range of internal and external partners, building productive working relationships and positively promoting organisational reputation and interests.
  • An understanding of the issues and challenges facing Local Authorities and Schools both operationally and strategically, within the context of the 0-25 Agenda.
  • Ability to analyse complex information, solve problems and produce clear & concise reports.

Please note that internal employees will need to seek permission from their line manager before applying for this vacancy as a secondment.  

About Us

Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough.  Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.


The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses.  Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater. Jobs pages Working for Oldham


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Please note that should a vacancy that has been released for internal or external recruitment be deemed suitable for an at risk employee, it can be pulled back at any point up to the post being formally offered to an external candidate or an internal candidate that is not at risk of redundancy. 

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working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

26th Jan 2020