EHC Coordinator

Posted 02 July 2024
Salary £30 - £40 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
ReferenceJodie Kane_1719911317
Contact NameJodie Kane

Job description

Job Summary

The EHC Coordinator will facilitate the coordination of roles across education, health and social care. The EHC Coordinator will act as the key point of contact for the child, young person and family, and will coordinate activities that are required to assess needs, meet specified outcomes and ensure the provision of holistic care and support. The Coordinator will be the person who liaises with other professionals to ensure that the child/young person and their family have an organised and coordinated approach in order to meet their outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as a single point of regular and consistent contact for children, young people with SEND and their families with regards to their Education Health and Care Plan.
  • Work within the legislative national framework, local policies and procedures and apply criteria where appropriate, including complying with statutory regulations in the preparation and review of Education, Health & Care Plans (EHC Plans) in accordance with the Children & Families Act 2014.
  • Have responsibility for assessment and review processes and helping (with colleagues in the team) development of new ways of working (setting up of systems and quality assurance) to continually improve things for children and young people across
  • Interpret legislation and best practice to ensure that placement decisions meet equality, budget and quality
  • Contribute to the delivery of the best possible outcomes and the raised attainment of pupils with SEND.
  • Monitor placements to ensure that provision in the EHC plan is being met.
  • Take responsibility and be accountable for a caseload of children and young people with EHCps, ensuring that any casework is undertaken in a professional and timely manner.
  • Have responsibility for coordinating and chairing complex meetings with a variety of stakeholders (e.g. parents and professionals) and co-production meetings with all professionals, parents/carers and schools/settings.
  • Make decisions on behalf of the Local Authority regarding annual review requests and requests for assessment.
  • Responsibility for following finance approval processes and ensuring accurate financial records as well as resolving data or funding queries raised by stakeholders.
  • Lead on the co-production of comprehensive and clear EHC Plans (which clearly and comprehensively reflect the aspirations of the child/ young person and family and set out clearly agreed outcomes to meet their needs) for a variety of audiences (e.g. parents and senior officers)
  • Provide advice and support for families, settings and services on SEND related matters, including supporting with referring and signposting stakeholders to the appropriate arrangement of services and advice, support and guidance.
  • Coordinating practitioners and services around the child, young person and their family, make appropriate contacts and ensure effective liaison with
  • Make recommendations to senior officers (in writing and verbally) regarding complex cases to inform decision making, tribunals and appeals
  • Facilitate smooth and coordinated transitions for children and young people with complex needs between settings, including ensuring that all provision in in place as required.
  • Present case information relating to special educational needs and disabilities to multi-disciplinary panels (education, health and social care representatives).
  • Work with colleagues to support inclusion in mainstream and universal settings

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.