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Tribunal Officer

Posted 13 days ago

  • London, Greater London
  • Any
  • External
  • Expired - 3 months ago
Tribunal Officer3 Months Interim Contract£420 per day (Inside IR35)Full timeLondonRemoteWe have an exciting opportunity working with a Local Authority within London, the role itself will require you to represent the local authority at SEND hearings, working with approximately 25-30 cases. You will be reporting into the Tribunal manager, and be adept at working through mediation to resolves issues in order to secure positive outcomes for children and families within the SEND directorate.Interviews to happen W/C 22/04/24, with a start date within a week.Essential Skills & Abilities:Extensive knowledge of SENDIST Appeal and Tribunal process.Experience of chairing meetings and leading working groups.Able to advise the senior officers on the approach to individual cases.Experience of working as LA Representative in Tribunal HearingsLocal Authority experience in similar postJob Role:Manage the appeals and tribunal process including ensuring all cases are coordinated in line with the tribunal process.Work with colleagues across the local area and in legal services to prepare tribunal documentation and ensure timescales are met for submission.Lead on mediation across the service, supporting staff to participate alongside familiesProvide professional advice and guidance to colleagues and partner agencies supporting children and young people with SENDWe have multiple vacancies across our Education Team and across several Local Authorities nationwide, so even if you think this role isn’t quite right for you, we may well have other roles that are more suitable, so please do get in touch.Alternatively, if our roles are more relevant to a friend or colleague, please know that we offer a senior referral scheme that rewards you upon the successful placement of the candidate, so it's worthwhile getting in contact.PLEASE NOTE - Due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving, should you not receive a response within 48hrs please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.If you, or someone you know, would like to apply for any of these roles, please email your updated CV ##### call me on 0117 313 7110.