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Education Health and Care Plan Coordinator

Vacancy Details


Summary
Salary: £39,880 to £42,821
Location: Hamilton Education Building
Job Type: Permanent
Vacancy Group: Professional/Technical
Category: Authority
Closing Date: 10/21/2020
Date Posted: 10/09/2020
Reference: 0000032242

Description



Grade PO10

 

1 x 36 hours per week

1 x 28.80 hours per week


Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.


We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.


About the role

To support the Council to meet its statutory duties under part 3 of the Children & Families Act 2014 by facilitating person centred planning meetings; co-ordinating assessments and where appropriate drafting and reviewing Education, Health and Care Plans.


Act as the main point of contact for parents/carers and young people wishing to engage in the Education, Health Care (EHC) assessment process.


Co-ordinate the EHC assessment process for children and young people (0-25)


Ensure that the parents, children or young people are included in the assessment process and their views are accurately recorded.


Work closely with families, schools and a range of service providers, including education, health, social care and voluntary sectors.


Ensure that the Council complies with the statutory timetable for the completion of statutory assessments/reviews.


Prepare draft Education, Health and Care plans


Facilitate meaningful reviews of existing Education, Health and Care plans.


Attend mediation sessions as and when required


Support managers to represent the Council before First-tier Tribunal (SEND)


Model best practice in accordance with part 3 of the Children and Families Act 2014 and the supporting code of practice.


In this role, you'll develop support the Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment and annual review (AR) (12-month review) statutory processes. 


You will ensure we have good quality Education Health and Care (EHC) plans, on time and communicate with families and educational institutions.


You will deliver a high level of service to families, children/young people (CYP) including effective communication throughout the statutory processes to support coproduction.


About the candidate


You will be educated to degree standard.


We are looking for someone who can coproduce Education Health and Care (EHC) plans with families, children/young people (CYP), collaborate across agencies and delivery the right support at the right time for children/young people (CYP).


You'll need to be qualified to degree level and have experience working with children/young people (CYP) with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).


Your experience should include leading multiagency meetings, writing person centred plans and reports, communicating using a variety of different methods and partnership working.


You will need a track record of delivering positive outcomes for children/young people (CYP).


Above all you will be looking to improve the way we engage with our families and children/young people (CYP) within Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Inclusion services to ensure they are at the heart of everything we do.


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The successful applicant must have the ability to converse with members of the public and provide advice in accurate, spoken English


This post is subject to Enhanced Level DBS check.


Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.


Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.


Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.


All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.


The job description and other supporting documents will not be accessible once the vacancy closing date has passed so if a copy is required you should download it now.


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Contacts
Contact 1
Contact Name: Tarun Ghosh
Telephone: 0151 666 4377
Email Address: tarunghosh@wirral.gov.uk

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