Appeals and Disputes Adviser
Appeals and Disputes Adviser
£33,811 - £39,896
Do you have experience and expertise in the area of Education law and Special Educational Needs? Would you like to advise and support deaf children and young people to achieve better outcomes?
Our client is looking for someone to join their Appeals and Disputes team who can hit the ground running and provide much needed support.
You will be supporting families and deaf young people to prepare appeals to the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) First-tier Tribunal. Good drafting and advocacy skills are essential as you will be expected to gather evidence and prepare written submissions on all cases and attend SEND Tribunal hearings from time to time. You will also be required to supervise legal volunteers carrying out similar casework.
This role requires regular travel to the other parts of the UK, as well as occasional work during unsocial hours.
Previous applicants are welcomed to apply.
To apply for this role, you will have to complete an online application and specify how you meet the person specification criteria, as outlined in the job description.
Currently, the application process works best on desktop / laptop devices.
The closing date for applications is on Sunday, 8th September 2019 at 23:59
Our client expects interviews to be held in London on Monday, 16th September 2019
A disclosure check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form.
Our client is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.
They strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete their application form, please contact them to discuss alternative formats (details of the organisation will be provided when you apply). If you require reasonable adjustments for taking part in the interview, please indicate this in response to the corresponding question in the application form.
Additional information about the support our client offers is on their jobs page.
They are a Disability Confident Employer and committed to offering interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.
Our client is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.
They are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst their staff.
This job is being posted by Webrecruit on behalf of a client. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
Other organisations may call this role SEND Advocate, Appeals and Disputes Advocate, SEND Advisor, SEND Worker, Special Educational Needs and Disability Worker, Special Educational Needs and Disability Advisor, or SEND Caseworker.