Physical and Sensory Support - key contacts and charges


Service Manager: Sandra Morrison

  • Email: sandra.morrison@surreycc.gov.uk
  • Based at: South West Area Office, Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking, Surrey GU22 7QQ
  • General enquiries: 01372 833777 Voice and text

Professional Lead for Sensory Impairment (Home and Schools) Peter Abbotts

  • Telephone: 01483 519215 Voice and text
  • Email: peter.abbotts@surreycc.gov.uk
  • Based at: South West Area Office, Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking GU22 7QQ
  • General enquiries: 01483 517577 /6 Voice and text

Professional Lead for Physical Disability (Home and Schools) Jennie Adams

  • Telephone: 01737 737760 Voice and text
  • Email: jennie.adams@surreycc.gov.uk
  • Based at: South East Area Office, Consort House, 5-7 Queensway, Redhill RH1 1YB
  • General enquiries: 01737 737761 Voice and text

Professional Lead for F/HE 16+ (Post 16) James Fitzgerald

  • Telephone: 07812 994658/07791712434 voice and text
  • Email: james.fitzgerald@surreycc.gov.uk
  • Based at: North East Area Office, Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 7AH
  • General enquiries: 07812 994658/07791712434 voice and text; email: pss.post@surreycc.gov.uk

Professional Lead for AAC and AT (Home and Schools – Access to Communication and Learning) – Vicky Healy (Specialist Speech and Language Therapist)

Professional Lead for AAC and AT (Home and Schools - Access to Communication and Learning): Vicky Healy (Specialist Speech and Language Therapist)

  • Telephone: 01372 832427 Voice and text
  • Email: victoria.healy@surreycc.gov.uk
  • Based at: North East Area Office, Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 7AH
  • General enquiries: 01372 833409 Voice and text

For contact information for teams in your area email: pssbs@surreycc.gov.uk


Higher Education charges from Physical and Sensory Support F/HE 16+ (Post 16)

Students in Further and Higher Education Establishments in Surrey, who are deaf or have a vision impairment or physical disability can receive specialist support from the PSS F/HE 16+ team. Please see details below.

Education Support / Non-Medical Help (NMH) role Minimum booking Cost per hour 2020/21
Specialist Support Professional - deaf students (qualified teacher of the deaf) One hour £70
Specialist Support Professional - visually impaired students (qualified teacher for vision impairment) One hour £70
British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter Three hours (Disabled Students' Allowances (DSA) /Student Finance England) £45
Specialist notetaker for deaf students (manual or electronic) One hour £37.50
Specialist notetaker for visually impaired students One hour £37.50
Additional short bookings (non-DSA related) Minimum booking Cost per hour
Deaf instructor One hour £53
British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter Two hours £53
Specialist transcription One hour £53
Specialist assessments One hour £85
Training and consultancy (eg deaf/disability awareness) On application On application

Please contact James Fitzgerald at: pss.post@surreycc.gov.uk or telephone: 07812994658 for more information.

Please note all charges are inclusive of travel and we do not apply VAT.

Schools and Further Education Colleges from Physical and Sensory Support F/HE 16+ (Post 16)

Students in schools and colleges in Surrey, who are deaf or have a vision impairment or physical disability can receive specialist support from the PSS F/HE 16+ team. Please see details below.

Education support Minimum booking Cost per hour
Teacher of the deaf One hour £81.50
Teacher for vision impairment One hour £81.50
Teacher for physical disability One hour £81.50
Teacher for multi-sensory impairment One hour £81.50
Bespoke assessments One hour £85
BSL interpreter (school and college settings) Two hours £45
Student Support Workers (SSW):
  • Specialist note takers for deaf/hearing impairment students
  • Specialist note takers for vision impaired students
  • Communication Support Workers (BSL3)
  • Sighted guides
Two hours £32
Deaf instructor One hour £50
Specialist transcription On application On application
Training and consultancy (eg deaf/ disability awareness) On application On application

Charges are for bookings from 9am -5pm, Monday to Friday. Outside of these hours, support will be charged at time-and-half.

Please note all charges are inclusive of travel if in Surrey and we do not apply VAT.

Please contact James Fitzgerald at: pss.post@surreycc.gov.uk or telephone: 07812994658 for more information.