Education, Health and Care Plan Coordinator

Location
Elmwood Place
Salary
£27,668 - £34,538
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
01 Aug 2017
Job Ref
SOL000001669
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time
We are looking for professionals with experience in special educational needs who are seeking a new challenge and responsibility in a complex and fast paced role. Working as part of a small team, you will request and collate information from a number of partner services in line with the local authority’s legal duties and working processes. You will manage a large caseload of children with statements of special educational need or an education health and care plan, or who are under assessment, identifying and raising complex cases with your supervisor and supporting parents, young people and schools.

You will have a relevant professional qualification (Teaching, Psychology, Child Care, Social Work) or have considerable experience of employment in an educational setting or an EHCP Coordinator / Statementing Officer role.

You will also need:

• Detailed Knowledge and experience of working to the Special Educational Needs

(SEN) Code of Practice and Statutory SEN processes.

• Experience of undertaking assessments, support planning and review in a child-

centered approach.

• Analytical and evaluative skills required to write EHC Plans

This is a fascinating and rewarding role which will test your ability to manage multiple workflows, prioritise and communicate effectively. You will be at the centre of facilitating good outcomes for a group of highly vulnerable children and young people.

For further information or an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact

Elizabeth Egginton 0121 7046690.

This post will require an enhanced disclosure and barring check for regulated activity with children.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post if covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

Interviews to be held on 10th August 2017.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification