EHC Team Manager - Ref: CH05622

Location
Walsall, West Midlands
Salary
Salary: G12 £46,662 - £52,213 per annum
Posted
29 Jul 2022
Closes
15 Sep 2022
Job Ref
CH05622
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

EHC Team Manager - Ref: CH05622
Salary: G12 £46,662 - £52,213 per annum

We have a fantastic opportunity for an insightful, experienced and highly organised EHC Team Manager to join our SEN and Inclusion Team. Serving children and young people with SEND and their parents and carers is at the heart of what we do and we've embarked on an exciting period of strategic improvement and development. The successful candidate will have responsibility for ensuring the SEN team meets their responsibilities under the Childrens and Families Act 2014 and SEN Code of Practice 2015, providing a service of the highest standards which improves outcomes for children and young people with EHC plans.

The role includes work at an operational level as well as a strategic level with opportunities to develop and influence approaches and pathways for children and young people with SEN. Responsible for a team of SEN Casework Officers, you will oversee the SEN statutory services and the EHC plan pathway, working with your team and promoting collaborative work across the teams in Education, Social Care, Health, Parent Carer Forum and other partners and stakeholders.

We would like to hear from you if:

  • You are experienced, solutions-focussed, able to identify what works and implement change to improve quality and outcomes, with a demonstrable understanding of the SEN Code of Practice and the Children and Families Act 2014 in relation to SEN;
  • You have the highest of ambitions for children and young people with SEN and their families;
  • You would like to make a difference and improve outcomes for children and young people with SEN within a dynamic Local Authority;
  • You want to feel energised about coming to work and feel valued for who you are and what you bring.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Employee Specification.

Please get in touch and if you would like to find out more contact Judith Nash (Head of Inclusion –Judith.Nash@walsall.gov.uk).

View important Information for Applicants

Closing date: Thursday 15th September 2022

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and vulnerable adults entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people.  

Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.

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