We are recruiting for 2 Young Person’s Champions!

The SEND Engagement and Participation team are looking for two Young Person’s Champions. Come and work with us to make sure young people with SEND have their voices heard in decisions that affect them.

As a Young Person’s Champion, you would attend meetings to represent the voice of children and young people with SEND to make sure that their views and opinions are heard. Also create documents, information sheets, tools, and work on projects. Finally, you would attend and plan workshops, conferences, and career fairs, where you would promote the team and the Unstoppables forum, present or participate.

We are looking for someone who is…

  • Aged 16-25yrs old
  • Living in Somerset
  • A young person with Special Educational needs and disabilities
  • Passionate about challenging stigma and barriers for young people with SEND?

The Young Person’s Champion is a part time role starting in September 2022. This is a paid, fixed term year-long contract.

Email us to get the expression of interest form.

For more information and to speak to Sian Wyeth contact: SENDParticipationTeam@Somerset.gov.uk or 07976 809 773

Expression of interest form deadline is  Friday 1 July.

 

 

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July 13, 2022

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