EHCP Coordinator

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  • Salary:
    £200.00 / Day
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Health & Social Care
  • Deadline:
    July 26, 2019

Spencer Clarke Group are working in partnership with Wirral Council to appoint several EHCP Coordinator’s to their team.

 

Contract – 3 month agency contract with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis.

Working hours – Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:00

Rate of pay – £200 per day.

 

About the role:

The purpose of the job is to facilitate person centred planning meetings within SEN Statutory Assessment Process, for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, across the 0 – 25 year old age range. The post holder will oversee the new SEN process for families, across schools and a range of service providers, including education, health, social care and voluntary sectors.

 

They will have responsibility for writing initial Education, Health and Care (EHC) Assessments and Plans, working closely with SEN and Specialist Services to ensure effective and timely delivery of the EHC process and EHC Plans. They will promote the new SEN Reforms, EHC process and EHC Plan and role model best practice.

Key Tasks include:

 

  • To be the main point of contact for parents/carers and co-ordinate the EHC Assessments for families, within current statutory timescales.
  • To plan and facilitate person centred EHCP meetings with families/carers and professionals across education, health, social care and voluntary sectors.
  • To include, as appropriate, the child/young person and other people/professionals key to the child/ young person’s EHC Plan.
  • To ensure the child/ young person and/or their parents/ carers are involved in the meetings and development of the EHC Plan,  that the preferred communication of the child/young person is recognised and the plan adapted if relevant.
  • To work with professionals to ensure their knowledge, experience, skills and relevant assessments inform the EHC plan.
  • To network with a variety of services, agencies and providers to gather information in order to support the family to make well informed choices, including parent support services.
  • To ensure the EHC Plan clearly details the child/young person’s needs, has clear actions and is outcome focussed with realistic timescales.

 

If you are interested in this role and would like to apply, please send a copy of your most recent CV to rs@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk and contact Richard on 01772 954200 as soon as possible.

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