EHC Assessment and Review Team Manager

Posted 07 June 2024
Salary Up to £27 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
ReferenceJodie Kane_1717766978
Contact NameJodie Kane

Job description

Key Responsibilities

  • To be oversee the integrated assessments and Education, Health & Care (EHC) Plans for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, across the age range 0-25
  • To ensure that the Council fulfils its statutory responsibilities as a Local Authority as they relate to the duties of the post holder
  • To lead and represent the LA in complex and sensitive issues relating to mediation and appeals and provide line management to the EHC Officer responsible for low level appeals to the SEN & Disability Tribunal, ensuring that wherever possible and appropriate appeals are resolved, or successfully opposed. Where appeals proceed to prepare detailed responses within external legal deadlines and thereafter represent the LA, leading a Team of experts in providing the LA case at legal Tribunal hearings
  • To Chair a range of senior level Panels including the EHC Panel, and Phase transfer panels and act as the main decision maker about pupil placement

What you need:

  • QSW Status - including qualification, Social Work England registration and completed ASYE
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience
  • Right to work in the UK

Benefits of working with Remedy

  • A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
  • Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
  • Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
  • Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.

Remedy Social Care is a APSCo Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.