SEND Assessment & Commissioning Officer

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £250.00 - £300.00 / Day
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Other
  • Deadline:
    June 24, 2021

Spencer Clarke Group are working alongside a Local Authority in Yorkshire to assist them with the appointments of several SEND Assessment & Commissioning Officers.

The role is on a full-time 6-month agency contract with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis.

We are eager to speak to SEND professionals who have experience in carrying complex caseload’s and have experience working in a Senior or supervisory position with a local authority.

Contract Details

Locations – Working from Home – IT equipment to be provided by the Council.

Pay Scale – Starting from £250-£300 per day.

Overview of the Role:

You will hold a complex caseload within which you will have responsibility for effective EHC needs assessment, planning and review, to include:

• Coordinated, person centred, outcome focussed and holistic EHC needs assessment and review.

• Clear, concise and accessible EHC Plans, which are person centred, clearly identify needs, have SMART outcomes, identify appropriate provision and support and are forward looking, with planning for key transition points.

• Statutory compliance including statutory timescales.

You will have day to day management responsibility of SEND Assessment & Review Co-ordinators and Business Support Officers, delegating appropriately and having oversight of their work. Your caseload will include complex casework, this will include preparation, coordination and representation at SEND Tribunal.

You may also have oversight of a cohort of children and young people in specific circumstances ie. Looked After Children, Electively Home Educated Children. You will carry out robust quality assurance and monitoring against performance measures in order to drive continuous improvement.

If you are interested in the role or would like to know more, please make an application today and then contact Richard at Spencer Clarke Group on 01772 954200.

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