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EHCP Officer.2915

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
23/06/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 06/07/2020 23:59
Salary:
£24,313 - £26,999
Allowances:
24313
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Education
Vacancy ID:
198372
Employment Location:
County Hall

Job details 

Closing date:
6 Jul


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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

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.

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification and for guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please see the attached notes.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

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

The closing date will be 6th July 2020 at midnight.

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