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SEN Lead Officer for Looked after Children.3742

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/11/2020 00:00
£28672 - £32234
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall

Job details 

Closing date:
25 Nov

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating Northumberland's process for Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) for all Looked After Children (LAC), resulting in quality assured and outcome focused plans for learners 0-25 years. They will take responsibility for the development of good practice and expertise in the area of LAC within the SEND Assessment, Monitoring and Review Team. They will lead on Annual Reviews for LAC ensuring that they align as far as possible with other statutory meetings such as Personal Education Plan (PEP) reviews, Strategy meetings and Care Team meetings. There is an expectation that the candidate will be competent at working across partner agencies including schools, colleges, Early Years settings, Northumberland Virtual School and Social Care Services and be able to promote effective communication and provision of services for individual LAC within statutory processes and at SEN Support level. The SEND Team is based at County Hall, but the post holder will work closely with the Virtual School and other educational establishments throughout the county and therefore some travelling will be required.



The salary for this position is £28672 - 32234

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email Rebecca.harding@northumberland.gov.uk . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

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 interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

The closing date 24 November 2020 at midnight

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