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Job Reference: 55562

EHCP Plan Writer – Leeds City Council

  • LeedsWest Yorkshire
  • £24.1 - £24.1 per hour
  • Temporary / Full Time

Seven Education is looking for an Casework Officer in Leeds.

The role:

Job Purpose: Focusing on children and young people’s outcomes, this post involves the management of SEN/LDD casework and the effective administration of the procedures relating to the assessment, (including statutory assessment), of children with special educational needs currently determined by the Children and Families Act 2014 and where still relevant Part 4 and relevant sections of the Education Act 1996. To represent Children’s Services at Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunals. Work in collaboration with the rest of the service and other partners in the monitoring of provision and outcomes for children with SEN. Direct engagement with School Leaders, children and families to ensure issues relating to SEN/LDD are met. To ensure statutory targets and local authority performance indicators are met.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To be the named officer for a locality of the city placing children with complex needs at the heart of all that we do and providing a joined up approach to working with other services to ensure that children and young people have a holistic assessment. Working with parents or where relevant young people aged between 0 – 25 to support and advise them as their children are undergoing an EHC needs assessment or related assessment process in order that they fully understand their rights, and are empowered to express their views regarding the education of their children.


    To oversee and implement the administration of the statutory EHC needs assessment procedures of the Children and Families Act Part 3, including Referral, Assessment, Statement and Annual Review and advise and respond appropriately on behalf of the Local Authority to its legal statutory implications. To be able to move to the new legal framework set out in the Children and Families Act.


    To liaise, advise and maintain close contact with those professionals involved in the EHC needs assessment process (Schools, Educational Psychologists, Health Authorities, Social Care etc.) and to advise them on the progress of individual children.

Working with Seven Education:

Established in 2011, Seven Education is a leading provider of teachers to private and public schools across the UK. We provide both temporary and permanent solutions, working with teachers and lecturers covering KS1, all the way up to KS5 and beyond.

Seven Education is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available teaching staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of teaching; including Lecturers, Head Teachers, Assistant Head Teachers, Secondary School, Primary School, Teaching Assistants and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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