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EHCP Officer

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 10/12/2019 23:59
£24,313 - £26,999
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Employment Location:
County Hall

Job details 

Closing date:
10 Dec

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This job is closed for applications.

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The Statutory Assessment and Review team is responsible for those children and young people in Northumberland whose Special Educational Needs and/or Disability (SEND) falls within the statutory framework. This involves the coordination of statutory assessments including the writing of individual Education Health and Care Plans (EHCP), chairing and attending multi-agency meetings, liaising with colleagues in schools and all supporting services, and communicating decisions from SEND Panel meetings to parents and carers. The team also coordinate the Annual Reviews of EHCPs in conjunction with schools, attend meetings, amend Plans and ensure input of data and accurate record keeping.

The Postholder would be assigned to a Coordinator and be responsible for the statutory processes within a partnership(s) of schools in Northumberland. In particular the role would involve coordinating Annual Reviews of children and young people with EHCPs, writing and updating plans, ensuring appropriate outcomes are set that focus on Preparation for Adulthood.
The post holder would play a vital part in contributing to the delivery of a high quality service that promotes the inclusion of children and young people with SEND in schools and their communities. Excellent communication skills, ability to work to deadlines and a good working knowledge of SEND and relevant legislation will be essential to this post.

https://www.northumberland.gov.uk//getmedia/c1e1b6d9-acd9-4053-a698-38195905c5bd/2915-EHCP-Officer.aspx https://www.northumberland.gov.uk//getmedia/1c92f422-07c5-4080-a16a-7d13126446c3/Leadership-Pledge-Flier.aspx

This role is full time, permanent and based at County Hall.

The closing date will be 10th December at midnight.

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