Education, Health and Care Plan Coordinator - Friargate
This is a key role within Coventry’s Statutory Assessment and Review Service which has responsibility for undertaking statutory assessments of children and young people with special educational needs.
As an Education, Health and Care Plan Coordinator you will be responsible for a caseload of pupils, supporting families, children and young people together with educational settings through the Education Health and Care Needs Assessment Process.
You will also attend annual reviews within a range of educational settings. At all times you will be able to demonstrate a ‘person centred’ approach which will enable parents/carers/young people to be fully involved throughout statutory processes.
You will be able to produce high quality Education, Health and Care Plans for children and young people across the 0-25 age range ensuring compliance with the Childrens and Families Act 2014 and the Equality Act 2010.
You will need to be highly literate with at least Level 3 qualifications, an excellent communicator, able to prioritise work streams in a busy environment, able to work collaboratively with a range or stakeholders including families, children, young people, schools, colleges, health and social care.
We are looking to recruit highly motivated, person-centered professionals. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate valuable experience of working in an inclusive role where you have demonstrated your commitment to children and young people with additional needs. You will have a good understanding of the 2014 SEND Reforms and the educational landscape.
A key function of the role will be to co-ordinate the Education, Health and Care needs assessment process and as a result to develop high quality EHC Plans
Coventry is a vibrant and ambitious City where we value diversity.
The Statutory Assessment and Review Service is committed to working with families and partners to support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). The service is responsibile for a range of important statutory educational work within Coventry City Council.
We believe that all children regardless of any additional need or disability should be able to lead an ‘Ordinary Life’ where they have opportunities to achieve their full potential preparing them for successful transition to adulthood. We want to attract applicants who are passionate about supporting children and young people with special education needs.
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In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.
Closing date: 16th March 2018
Interview date: 28th March 2018
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.
We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers
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This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.
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