Job details

Job details
Employer Hopwood Hall College
Location Rochdale
Salary £21,844 (pro rata, per annum)
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date
Job starts September 2017

Purpose

To oversee all administrative aspects relating to the Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) review process to meet legislative requirements. This includes facilitating and carrying out Education, Health and Care Plan reviews, and setting appropriate targets for learners.

In this role you will have oversight of the EHCP reviewing process and will be responsible for tracking and planning EHCP review meetings. In addition, there will be the opportunity to work with young people to carry out person-centred planning, as well as chairing meetings, recording progress against outcomes and setting new targets. You will be able to work on initiative and have excellent organisational and communication skills.

Hours of Duty: 18 per week, 38 weeks per year

Duties

1. To oversee the reviews of Education, Health and Care plans including tracking and timescales.

2. To coordinate and plan annual reviews with the young person, parents/carers, key staff and external agencies.

3. To carry out person-centred planning, collate and share information prior to reviews taking place.

4. To chair annual review meetings. This includes reviewing support, provision and outcomes as well as setting SMART targets.

5. To complete review documentation and share with relevant parties.

6. To record meeting notes, outcomes and SMART targets on college systems.

7. To liaise with local authorities, schools and external agencies, and signpost learners to support services where required.

8. To report to Student Support Managers and highlight concerns as appropriate.

9. Any other duties, of a similar level of responsibility, as may be required.

All staff are responsible for:

Children & Vulnerable Adults: safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults

Equipment & Materials: the furniture, equipment and consumable goods used in relation to their work

Health / Safety / Welfare: the health and safety and welfare of all employees, students and visitors under their control in accordance with Hopwood Hall College’s safety policy statements

Equal Opportunities: performing their duties in accordance with Hopwood Hall College’s Equal Opportunity Policy

Qualifications Essential Criteria

Learning Support qualification or other appropriate qualification in a relevant area

Significant experience working with young people with additional needs

Knowledge of current SEND legislation and the SEN Code of Practice

GCSE/Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths

How Identified: Application / Interview

Desirable Criteria

Relevant experience working with agencies

Experience Essential Criteria

Experience of working with education settings 

Experience of reviewing support and target setting

Experience of supporting young people towards independence

Experience of overseeing case loads

Desirable Criteria

Experience of multi-agency working

How Identified: Application/Interview

Specialist Knowledge Essential Criteria

Knowledge of a wide range of learning difficulties and disabilities

High level of administrative skills

Desirable Criteria

Knowledge of learning support in an FE setting 

Knowledge of ProMonitor software

How Identified: Application/Interview

IT Skills

High level of competence with the Microsoft Office software suite 

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