SENIOR EDUCATION HEALTH & CARE OFFICER

Salary
£35,745 per annum
Location
Beverley and surrounding area
Employment type
Full Time
Closing date
Job closes on 25 November
Job reference
Job reference: CYSP000246
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Description

The job itself

Job Term and appointment type:   2 Full Time Permanent 

Days of work: Monday to Friday

Hours per week: 37

Place of Work: based at County Hall but will cover an area of the East Riding of Yorkshire

Please note the Council is currently working under Government guidelines by facilitating remote/home working and will be guided in the future by any Government changes regarding this

We welcome applications from  professionals living outside of the East Riding of Yorkshire who are able to fulfil the requirements of the post, working remotely.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our growing Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Assessment and Review Team. We are passionate about promoting high aspirations and expectations for children and young people and we are now looking to expand our team, to support the growing number of children and young people in the East Riding with SEND (0-25) and their families. These are newly established posts that will focus specifically on resourcing the Annual Review process. Ensuring that we are able to provide both a timely and quality service, to secure the best possible outcomes for children and young people with SEND. This is a really exciting time to be joining us on our journey of development and be part of a team that is ambitious and aspiring to provide outstanding services, to the children and young people of the East Riding of Yorkshire and their families.

We are looking for two experienced, dedicated leaders to join the SEND Assessment and Review Team as Senior Education, Health and Care Officers. The post holders will be responsible for leading and managing a team of officers to work in a person-centred approach.

They will join a busy, fast paced team working closely with schools and settings to assist them in facilitating high quality annual review’s for children and young people with Education Health and Care Plans. They will support officers to process and review recommendations from annual reviews of SEN, for pupils with an EHCP, across the full range of education settings. To ensure timely issuing of outcomes to annual reviews and that any requests, or related changes, of placement, funding or transport are actioned and communicated to the appropriate services.

They will ensure that the annual reviews process produces high quality EHCPs completed within statutory timeframes. They will also be required to coordinate the delivery of relevant services / provision to ensure effective and timely delivery of the EHC process; working with relevant professionals in education, health and social care services, and other relevant disciplines, to ensure their knowledge, experience, skills and relevant assessments inform the EHC Plans.

They will have a degree or equivalent, preferably in a related field, and have experience of working with children, young people with SEND and their families.  They will have experience of managing, coaching and leading staff along with experience of project management.

We welcome candidates to contact Grace Conyers (SENDART Manager) for an informal discussion about this opportunity on (01482) 394000 option 1 or by email Grace.Conyers@eastriding.gov.uk

This post requires a DBS criminal record check, a clean driving licence and you must be able to drive your own vehicle for work.

Closing date:  25th November 2020

Interview date: 1st/2nd December 2020

 

 

Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification

(PDF file,download size 154.69kb)

 

Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)

 

Internal Candidates

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