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Education Health Care Plan Coordinator
Date: 14 Mar 2022
BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for an experienced Education Health Care Plan Coordinator in a temp position for our client in Lambeth. The successful candidate should be a proactive and hardworking individual with prior experience within a role.
As a Top Tier agency across many local authorities nationwide, BBS Recruitment has access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role.
Main Functions an Education Health Care Plan Coordinator:
Responsible for a defined caseload and act as the named officer in line with the Special
Educational Needs (SEN) Code of Practice, statutory responsibilities and the authority’s
local policies and strategies.
Responsible for the management of a designated SEN caseload, ensuring service
standards, performance outcomes and statutory requirements are met.
Be the primary point of contact for the parents/carers of children and for young people,
across the 0 - 25 age range who are undergoing an Education, Health and Care (EHC)
Needs Assessment or who have an Education, Health and Care plan.
Writing EHC Plans.
Coordinate assessments and casework across the SEND Service, ensuring that casework is
legally compliant whilst remaining child centred, pro-active and responsive to the needs of
children and young people and paying due regard to the views of parents.
Coordinate and actively support a person centred, outcome focused multi agency approach
to assessment, planning and support, ensuring that children, young people and parents are
treated as equal partners in the assessment and planning process.
Guiding settings and parents to the right provision at SEN Support level. Directing them to
the Local Offer to find more information on the services available.
Supporting settings and parents to provide the right information if an EHC needs
assessment request is made.
Coordinating the 20-week process, liaising with settings, parents and other professionals.
Attending EHC plan review meetings, at critical points such as change in phase of
Supporting settings and families with phase transfer.
Key responsibilities an Education Health Care Plan Coordinator:
To develop and maintain professional, supportive working relationships with key staff in
schools and other services in the locality.
To ensure all written correspondence and documents are accurate and well structured,
reflecting local and national requirements, including SEN legislation, and is sensitive to the
perspective of the recipient.
To ensure electronic case files are well maintained to agreed quality standards and
confidentiality in line with Data Protection Act.
To accurately record, input and maintain records on a database as required.
To attend a range of meetings with young people, parents, school staff and other officers
and professionals as required, including annual reviews in line with agreed priorities.
To support the SEN Team Manager and Case Officers in the preparation of information for
management reports, tribunal case statements, and general correspondence as requested.
To prioritise and manage workloads to ensure all transfer reviews are managed within
To understand the SEND Code of Practice and work within the legislative framework.
Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility, and all employees are required to act in such a
way that always safeguards the health and well-being of children and vulnerable adults.
Carry out duties with due regard to the Council’s Customer Care, Equal Opportunities,
Information Governance, Data Protection, Safeguarding and Health and Safety policies and
Undertake any other duties commensurate with the general level of responsibility of this
To chair any formal meetings as appropriate relating to the child's/young person’s
To ensure continued school/college liaison: - collecting, monitoring and acting on schools’ and
colleges’ concerns and suggestions around communications, assessment decisions and
To take responsibility for ensuring written responses are made to solicitors’ enquiries, liasing
as appropriate with the LA’s own solicitor.
Other requirements an Education Health Care Plan Coordinator:
2 Years References