Job Description

Job details


£31,273 a year

Job type
Fixed term contract

Full Job Description

Job IntroductionThe starting salary for this position is £31,273 per annum based on a 36 hour working week (pro-rata for part-time).

We are looking to appoint two enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to work within the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Service. One of these appointments will be on a permanent basis and the other on a fixed term contract basis until September 2022.

Opportunities Available:

  • 1 x permanent contract, full time (36 hours per week) starting salary £31,273 per annum
  • 1 x permanent contract, part-time (21.6 hours per week), starting salary £18,763 per annum
  • 3 x 10 to 12 month fixed term contract, full-time (36 hours per week), starting salary £31,273 per annum

We are looking for proactive individuals to join us in moving forward with continuous improvements and working towards robust and positive outcomes for our children and young people.

On a day-to-day basis you will be working closely with families of children and young people with special needs and disabilities, education settings and other agencies, to ensure bespoke, holistic delivery plans are in place to best assist the young person and their family. However, this role does not involve working directly with the children and young people.

Your reflective nature and passionate approach will see you driving forward improvements whilst your effective organisation and communication skills ensure you deliver high quality work.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • Good knowledge of educational settings, including further education and a willingness to develop this further
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to analyse professional reports to write legally compliant Education Health and Care Plans
  • Experience of working with vulnerable children, young people and their families
  • Experience of working to deadlines and managing priorities
  • Ability to manage a significant caseload with a high volume of correspondence

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.

Additional InformationThe job advert closes at 23:59 on 26th June 2022.

Interview dates to be confirmed.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Diane Beattie by e-mail at We look forward to receiving your application.


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 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service (pro-rata for part-time), 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.

Our Commitment

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.

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