Initial Contact Co-Ordinator for SENDIASS (hosted by Sunderland Carers Centre)

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Contract Type: Permanent

Role Type: Employment

Application deadline:

Based: Sunderland

Salary: £20,692 Pro Rata

Salary Type: Fixed Salary

Location: Tyne and Wear

Role description: Administration

SENDIASS (SEN Information, Advice Support Service)

Initial Contact Co-Ordinator

20 hours per week over a minimum of 4 days: £20,820.80 (pro rata)

(Flexible working arrangements will be considered for the right candidate)

25 Days (pro rata) Annual Leave


Delivering services across the City of Sunderland area, an exciting opportunity has arisen within the team for a SENDIASS Contact Co-ordinator.

Hosted by Sunderland Carers Centre, Sunderland Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) provides information, advice and support to parents, carers, and young people with Special Education Needs.

As an employee of Sunderland Carers Centre, you will receive three additional days holiday (pro rata) between 25th December and 1st January, no Christmas working hours, Carer Leave and Support, Flexible working, access to Charity Worker Discounts, and become part of a supportive dedicated team.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills as well as the ability to work to deadlines.

The role involves the co-ordination of referrals and to effectively provide accurate and appropriate information, advice, and guidance, (full training will be provided).

If you feel you would like to be part of a successful team, who are passionate about supporting parents, carers and their families within Sunderland please contact us.

Successful appointment to this post will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For a full job description please click here.

To download an application for this post please click here.  

To request a posted application please email or telephone 0191 5493768

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Sue Cutting, SENDIASS Service Manager via email,

Completed applications should be returned to


Sunderland Carers Centre is an equality and diversity employer, all posts are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and continuation funding. 


Shortlisting:                  16th July 2024

Interview’s:                   w/c 29th July 2024


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