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At WIRED we are always looking for talented, committed individuals to join us.
WIRED is committed to promoting equality and dignity, challenging discrimination and encouraging social inclusion and is an accredited Investors In People employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, including older people. 
WIRED is committed to Safer Recruitment Practices. Enhanced DBS check required for appropriate roles

Administration and Information Officer – Liverpool & Knowsley SEND IASS (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, Information, Advice and Support Service)

Salary: 16 hours - actual salary £8,557 (FTE £18,764) plus benefits, 27 days’ holiday per annum (pro rata)

Contract period: 1 year fixed-term contract

WIRED is seeking to appoint a positive and organised Administrator and Information Officer to work within Liverpool & Knowsley SEND IASS (Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service). The successful candidate will have a proven track record of delivering high quality administrative support and customer service to a wide range of stakeholders.

The Administration and Information Officer is a first point of contact for children and young people with SEND (Special Educational Needs/Disabilities), their parents/carers, and multi-agency professionals. The Administration and Information Officer will provide efficient & effective administrative support to Liverpool & Knowsley SEND IASS to enable the smooth running of this fast-paced service.

It is essential to have experience of developing and maintaining effective administrative systems in an office environment. You will need to demonstrate a high standard of communication and customer service skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure. You will have a good working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Adobe Acrobat writer (or equivalent packages), and databases, experience of working with Microsoft Dynamics would be an advantage.The person appointed will need to be competent at making day-to-day decisions and able to manage their time efficiently.  For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please call 0151 522 7990. 

Recruitment is conducted in accordance with WIRED’s Equality and Diversity policies and procedures. WIRED is committed to Safer Recruitment Practices. Enhanced DBS check required. WIRED welcomes applications from disabled people.

Postal Applications to be returned to: Wired, (Marked Private and Confidential – Liverpool & Knowsley IAS Manager)

Email applications to be emailed to​: contact@wired.me.uk

Closing date: 22nd April 2019
Interview date: To be confirmed asap


Children and Young Person SEND IASS Support Officer - Wirral SEND Partnership (SEND IASS - Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service)


Salary: 18 hours - actual salary £10,024 (FTE £19,492) plus benefits, 27 days holiday per annum (pro rata)
Contract period: 1 year fixed-term contract

WIRED is seeking to appoint a dynamic and self-motivated Children & Young Person SEND IASS Support Officer to work within Wirral SEND Partnership (Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service). The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working with children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities using a multi-agency approach.

The Children & Young Person SEND IASS Support Officer will empower children, young people with special educational needs/disabilities to make an informed contribution to decisions made about their education, health or care. The role will involve providing information, advice and support based upon the Children and Families Act (2014), SEND Code of Practice (2015) and other relevant legislation and guidance. The successful candidate will have experience of translating information to make it accessible for children and young people with complex needs.

It is essential to have experience of designing and delivering presentations. You will have a good working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Adobe Acrobat writer (or equivalent packages), and databases. Experience of developing children and young person services or projects would be an advantage.

The person appointed will need to be competent at making day-to-day decisions, able to manage their time efficiently and have a full, clean driving licence.  For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please call 0151 522 7990. 

Recruitment is conducted in accordance with WIRED’s Equality and Diversity policies and procedures. WIRED is committed to Safer Recruitment Practices. Enhanced DBS check required. WIRED welcomes applications from disabled people.

Postal Applications to be returned to: Wired, (Marked Private and Confidential – Liverpool & Knowsley IAS Manager and Wirral Parent Partnership Manager)
Closing Date: 22nd April 2019​
Interviews: To be confirmed asap 
Email applications to be emailed to​: contact@wired.me.uk


SEND IASS Support Officer - Liverpool & Knowsley SEND IASS (SEND IASS - Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service)

Salary: 25 hours - actual salary £13,923 (FTE - £19,492) plus benefits, 27 days holiday per annum (pro rata)
Contract period: 1 year fixed-term contract

WIRED is seeking to appoint two positive and proactive SEND IASS Support Officers to work within Liverpool & Knowsley SEND IASS (Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service). The successful candidate will have a proven track record of delivering high quality information, advice and support in a fast-paced environment.

The SEND IASS Support Officer will empower children, young people with special educational needs/disabilities, and their parents/carers to make an informed contribution to any decisions made about their education, health or care. The role will involve providing information, advice and support based upon the Children and Families Act (2014), SEND Code of Practice (2015) and other relevant legislation and guidance.

It is essential to have experience of managing a caseload. You will need to demonstrate a high standard of communication and customer service skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure. You will have a good working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Adobe Acrobat writer (or equivalent packages). IPSEA training would be an advantage.  

The persons appointed will need to be competent at making day-to-day decisions, able to manage their time efficiently and have a full, clean driving licence.  For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please call 0151 522 7990. 

Recruitment is conducted in accordance with WIRED’s Equality and Diversity policies and procedures. WIRED is committed to Safer Recruitment Practices. Enhanced DBS check required. WIRED welcomes applications from disabled people.

Postal Applications to be returned to: Wired, (Marked Private and Confidential – Liverpool & Knowsley IAS Manager)
Closing date: 22nd April 2019

Interviews: To be confirmed asap.
Email applications to be emailed to​: contact@wired.me.uk

Mediator - SEND - Wirral SEND Partnership

Salary: £75 per session

Summary of role
Wired is a registered charity that provides a range of services to disabled adults, children, young people, parents and carers. WIRED is now looking to recruit a self-employed SEND Mediator on a sessional basis.

The objective of the SEND Mediator is to facilitate dispute resolution usually, but not exclusively, between families and the Local Authority or Clinical Commissioning Group. The aim is to reduce the need for litigation and to improve relations where there has been historic conflict.

The SEND Mediator will need to understand the appropriate legal test to be applied in each session and to undertake training around legislation related to SEND such as the Children and Families Act (2014), the SEND Code of Practice (2015) and the Equality Act (2010). Additional training can be provided in relation to this.

The SEND Mediator must consistently demonstrate the highest levels of neutrality and impartiality and show a commitment and drive to facilitate a resolution in-line with the best interests of the child or young person.

The SEND Mediator must be emotionally resilient and responsive under what can be challenging circumstances at times. The SEND mediator must be able to follow instructions from the Mediation and Disagreement Resolution Service Manager and will arrange and undertake regular professional supervision via an experienced and qualified mediation supervisor, evidence will need to be provided of these arrangements.

For more information about this role please call Natalie Johnson on 0151 522 7990 or email contact@wired.me.uk. To apply, please download the Mediator Job Description and Person Specification and submit a completed WIRED application form​ to contact@wired.me.uk.


Applications from under-represented groups are welcome. CVs will not be accepted.