COM Affiliated Member is currently recruiting for the following position:
Job Description for SEN Mediator
Contract type: A permanent contract with 6 months’ probation period.
Salary: £23000 – £25000 (pro Rata).
Community Accord is an expert Mediation and Disagreement resolution service based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. We provide a service to, local authorities housing associations, employers, and private clients, nationally.
Our areas of expertise are Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), Family with Legal Aid, Neighbourhood, Workplace and Complaints Mediation.
We are also an accredited Mediation training provider in the public or private sectors.
Our office is in Bradford
In this first instance, this would be for 25-35 hours per week, split over 4 or 5 days, and the work would include SEN and/or neighbourhood Mediation, and any other occasional work that arises from time-to-time, such as workplace Mediation. Community Accord have, on occasion, delivered training programmes and a willingness to deliver training from time-to-time would be desirable.
We practice facilitative, interest-based Mediation. All of Community Accord’s lead mediators either hold or are working towards the Open College Network Level 3 in Mediation Skills, and in the process of affiliating themselves to the UK College of Mediators. We function as a cooperative. Our mediators work closely as a team while maintaining a significant degree of autonomy in the handling of their cases.
The successful applicant will therefore become part of a small but dynamic and growing team. Your voice would have equal weight as part of our internal structure, and you would have a significant role in shaping a small service with aspirations to grow.
Description of role
Taking responsibility for advancing casework, the needs of the business and your own skills by:
A mixture of home based, and office-based working is anticipated
Mediation Sessions are presently being undertaken virtually
Applications, by CV in first instance to: Mike Whitehouse, Business Manager.
Please phone 01274 223313 for further information.
Closing Date: – Friday 25th February 5pm – It is anticipated interviews would take place at present