EHC Plan Officer
Title: EHC Plan Officer
Salary: £29,577.00-£33,782.00 Per Annum
Location: Plough Lane, Hereford
Closing date: 30/10/2020
Interview date: 16/11/2020
Herefordshire Council are seeking an Education, Health and Care Plan Officer to join the busy Special Educational Needs (SEN) Team.
The successful applicant will implement the statutory requirements of the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice, which includes the preparation and issue of Education, Health and Care Plans to strict timescales. In addition they will provide advice to parents, schools and other partners regarding processes, hold and manage a caseload working in collaboration with families, represent the SEN Team at Annual Reviews and prepare documents for Tribunal.
The successful applicant will have good report writing skills and a working knowledge of the SEN Code of Practice. They will be successful in managing their own workloads and adhering to strict deadlines while also delivering team priorities. Good communication skills are essential, along with proficient ICT skills.
We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.
The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.
Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme
Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts. We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.