EHCP Support Officer
Management Grouping: Education & Children’s Services
Team: Statutory Assessment Service
Salary: £22,377 - £23,607 per annum
Contract: Permanent / 36 hours per week
Closing Date: 28th August 2019
Job reference: ECS0000505
Would you like to support the educational opportunities for children and young people with Special Educational needs and disabilities in Bexley?
We need an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) Support Officer who will be able to work with the SEN Statutory Assessment Service to support families and schools in making the right decisions for the children and young people in their care.
The post holder will be required to support the statutory assessment process, in line with SEN legislation and support the SEN Team. On occasion, you may be required to meet with schools and families to discuss the best way forward in meeting the needs of children and young people in Bexley.
The Statutory Assessment Service supports children and young people age 0-25 with an EHCP or those under an assessment of needs.
The applicant will ideally have experience of working in/ with schools or other education services and will be an excellent administrator. We are committed to a flexible approach.
Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service.
What we offer:
- Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme
- Performance Related Pay
- Up to 23 days Annual Leave (rising to 27 after 5 years’ service) plus Bank Holiday Entitlement
- Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
- An excellent working environment at our fantastic new offices
- Opportunities for flexible working with excellent ICT facilities
- MyChoice Staff Benefit Scheme – Includes Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, access to high street shopping vouchers and online discount codes.
View more about our employment deal here.
For an informal discussion, please contact Kayleigh Clerkin on 020 0345 3609.
Bexley is an outer London Borough with the best of both worlds, located between the hustle and bustle of London and the Garden of England, Kent. Within the borough we have award winning parks, open spaces and listed heritage sites.
- Closing Date for your application: 28/08/2019
- Please visit https://jobs.bexley.gov.uk/wrlive to find out more and apply. CVs will not be accepted unless they are submitted with a completed application form.
- Anticipated Interview dates: 09/09/2019 and/ or 11/09/19
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.
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