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The SEN Casework Team

The role of the Casework Team is to manage the statutory processes in connection with pupils with Special Educational Needs.  


Key components within this role include: 


  • Collating, drafting and amending proposed and existing statements of SEN within statutory time scales, ensuring all the relevant advice received is interpreted and incorporated within the statement.
  • Providing a main point of contact between the LA, schools, parents and other professionals associated with a particular pupil.
  • Attending Annual Reviews of pupils with a statement of SEN to provide advice, guidance and support as laid out in the SEN Code of Practice for Wales.  
  • Preparing and presenting cases at the LA's weekly Case Advisory Panel and ensuring all decision are relayed and follow up actions are carried out within statutory time scales.
  • Improving the quality of our communication with parents. 
  • Working effectively with other specialist teams to support and challenge schools where appropriate.
  • To support the service goal to improve school capacity for early intervention and inclusion and implement the 5 Stage Model of Support for ALN.
  • Working in partnership with all stakeholders to ensure the LA's case papers for appeals to the SEN Tribunal for Wales are prepared in a timely manner, providing information for the case papers as required. 
  • Working with stakeholder / partners to develop collaborative working, pooled budgets and joint commissioning.
  • Working with other agencies, as appropriate, at a school and county level, to ensure the best outcomes for ALN pupils.
  • Using data arising from the statutory process to plan and predict special school and specialist resource base places.

 

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