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EHCP Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Information

The Statutory Assessment and Review Team require an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) Officer to join their busy team on a fulltime basis. The successful candidate would be responsible for managing a caseload of learners (0-25 years) with special educational needs who attend a variety of schools, settings and colleges throughout Northumberland. They would be expected to lead on the coordination of Annual Reviews. EHCP Officers are line managed by EHCP Coordinators who are responsible for ensuring that statutory processes are carried out in a timely manner and that EHC Plans are of the highest quality, and help to secure the best possible outcomes across education, health and social care for the learner, including preparing them for adulthood. Excellent communication skills are essential, as is the ability to work to deadlines within a fast paced team. Previous experience in the field of SEND and a good working knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice is required, although some training will be given. For further discussion following receipt of the job description and person specification, please contact

The salary for this role is £29,269- 32,076

We are offering: 
A starting salary of £29,269 working 37 hours a week 
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
Flexible working arrangements 

Further information
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