Reference: RA0005943
Description: About us

Warwickshire County Council is in the process of expanding and recruiting to develop our capacity and improve provision and outcomes for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) across the county.

Warwickshire’s SEND Assessment and Review Service (SENDAR) continues to complement our strong, growing team with additional roles and responsibilities to reflect and respond to the evolving landscape of SEND. We can offer you dedicated Business Support as well as a team of Assistant Plan Coordinators, a robust induction, a supportive line management structure and an Agile Working Offer.

About the role

The successful candidate will manage a caseload of Warwickshire young people, with responsibility for the assessment and review process and acting as the point of contact throughout. They will actively promote partnership working with families, children, young people, a range of educational establishments and professionals from education, health, social care and the voluntary sector.

Key Requirements

The new post holder will be an experienced EHC Plan Coordinator or have experience working in the area of SEND within a local authority or educational setting context. They will have a strong understanding of relevant legislation, be able to work to statutory timescales, possess excellent interpersonal and written communication skills and have a willingness to work proactively with other agencies to ensure the best possible outcomes within available time and financial resources. They can adapt to working in a fast-paced environment and be able to manage conflicting priorities whilst prioritising communication and collaborative working.

Please note that this is a fixed term, 12 month contract initially to cover a secondment.

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feelsvalued, included, safe, supported,andwelcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure. Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.

Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund’

The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.
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Additional Information

Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Please be advised successful applicants will be subject to a range of pre-engagement checks, including a relevant Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). In accordance with the DBS code of practice and our own policy, should an individual have a declared criminal offence an individual assessment will be completed. Warwickshire County Council adheres to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.

If you are applying for this role on a secondment basis please ensure you have permission from your line manager.

To discuss the role please contact:
Alison Hackling (Area Lead) alisonhackling@warwickshire.gov.uk
Steph Wright (Area Lead) stephaniewright@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing date: 8th May 2024
Interviews: 15th May 2024

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. Seemore
Region: Warwick
Location: Warwick
Salary: *GBP*41,418 – *GBP*43,421 per annum
Package: 12 month fixed term contract
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time

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