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About KIDS
KIDS is a national charity which has been supporting disabled children, young people and their families since 1970.
 
We work with children, irrespective of their disability or impairment, from birth through to 25 years.  Each year we support over 15,000 disabled children, offer over 120 different services and work with about 80 Local Authorities across England.
 
We are passionate, caring and trusted and our vision is a world in which all disabled children and young people realise their aspirations.  We offer support and practical help for families, every step of the way.
About The Role
The purpose of this role is to ensure that all parents/carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities have access to impartial information, advice and support. The successful candidate will be required to offer information in an accessible way to parent/carer and young people and enable them to participate confidently and effectively in an informed way in the decision making process regarding their child's education.
About You
The successful candidate should be qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 in advice and guidance or equivalent. They should have the ability to provide factual impartial information and advice to service users, and experience of supporting vulnerable families and children and young people with Special Educational Needs. It is essential that the candidate has experience of working in challenging situations or where there is dispute, and they should have experience of working within a multi-agency environment in order to reach negotiated outcomes.
 
An option for term time working maybe considered for this role.
 
For further information, please see the job description.