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We are recruiting two SEND Parent Carer Engagement Officers

We are recruiting two SEND Parent Carer Engagement Officers

AfC is committed to working in partnership with parents and carers of children and young people with SEND. 

As SEND Parent Carer Engagement Officer in Kingston or Richmond for Achieving for Children, you will be responsible for:

  • developing close working relationships that will ensure that parents and carers of children and young people with SEND are fully involved in the SEND Futures Plan
  • working with all partners and colleagues to ensure that the views, wishes and feelings of parents and carers are collected
  • leading the launch and delivery of the Coram SEND Parent Champions scheme, acting as the Parent Champions Coordinator
About you

To be SEND Parent Carer Engagement Officer for AfC, you will be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people as well as demonstrating the following attributes:

  • good communication and interpersonal skills that are open, honest, persuasive and pragmatic, including effective negotiation and influencing skills
  • good organisational and time management skills with the ability to work quickly and accurately, prioritising workloads and ensuring deadlines are met
  • able to work flexibly and independently with limited management oversight

Find out more about SEND Parent Engagement Officer, Kingston (opens a new window)

Find out more about SEND Parent Engagement Officer, Richmond (opens a new window)


Estimated Interview date/s
14/15 Oct 2021

Closing Date
03/10/2021

If you would like to request an informal discussion about these exciting opportunities, please contact Ashley Whittaker, Programme Director, AfC on ashley.whittaker@achievingforchildren.org.uk