The Statutory Assessment and Review Team require an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) Officer to join their busy team on a fulltime temporary basis (12 months). The successful candidate would be responsible for managing a caseload of learners (0-25 years) with special educational needs who attend a variety of schools, settings and colleges throughout Northumberland. They would be expected to lead on the coordination of Annual Reviews. EHCP Officers are line managed by EHCP Coordinators who are responsible for ensuring that statutory processes are carried out in a timely manner and that EHC Plans are of the highest quality, and help to secure the best possible outcomes across education, health and social care for the learner, including preparing them for adulthood. Excellent communication skills are essential, as is the ability to work to deadlines within a fast paced team. Previous experience in the field of SEND and a good working knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice is required, although some training will be given. For further discussion following receipt of the job description and person specification, please contact Sarah.Jordan@northumberland.gov.uk
We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:
· 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees) · Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
· Flexi scheme applicable to majority of roles
· Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands
· A commitment to work-life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, home working, flexible working, part-year working, and compressed hours
· Car Leasing Scheme
Please visit: https://www.northumberland.gov.uk/About/Working-for-Northumberland-County-Council.aspx for more information regarding our benefits
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