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Job Reference: 58462

EHCP Coordinator

  • NorwichNorfolk
  • £150 - £150 per day
  • Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary EHCP Coordinator to work in Norwich. This position is for up to 12 months and is paying £150.00 per day (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

To deliver the local authority’s statutory duties relating to Education Health Care Plans (EHC plans) via case responsibility of individual children and young people ensuring full compliance of the local authority’s legal duties within the Children and Families Act 2014 and all associated Regulations (i.e. The Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations, The Special Educational Needs (Personal Budget) Regulations etc). This includes having delegated authority to make local authority statutory decisions relating to EHC needs assessments; maintaining, amending or ceasing EHC plans, personal budgets and ensuring effective partnership with health and social care and coproduction with families and young people in the development and production of high quality holistic and integrated EHC plans.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To champion inclusive practice and the presumption of mainstream education in educational establishments for children and young people with learning difficulties and disabilities, including those with special educational needs, exemplifying the principles of person-centred planning and co-production in meeting children’s needs.
  • To hold and manage a caseload of children and young people with EHC plans in the 0- 25 age range ensuring local authority duties are met as set out in relevant statutory guidance and acts of legislation.
  • To hold and manage a caseload of children and young people referred for EHC needs assessments, ensuring a high quality, co-ordinated, integrated and person-centred experience for families whilst adhering to statutory timeframes.
  • To hold delegated authority for decision-making for elements of the statutory EHC plan process including decisions to undertake EHC needs assessment, issue EHC plans, maintain, amend or cease EHC plans and decisions relating to personal budgets that ensures local authority statutory duties are met and balances how children’s needs can be met against effective and efficient use of local authority resources.
  • To analyse and interpret professional advice and information as part of the assessment and review process and draw evidence-based conclusions to inform rigorous and robust local authority decision making.
  • To establish and maintain positive and constructive relationships and act as single point of contact for children and young people, their parents, educational establishments and partners.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Relevant Level 4 qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Experience: Significant experience in delivering services or working with children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities.
  • Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK. 2 x references.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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