Annual Reviewing Officer (SEND)

Annual Reviewing Officer (SEND)

Posted 3 weeks ago


Annual Reviewing Officer (SEND)
Location: South West
Pay rate:  £16.24 per hour

Our Client is looking for an Annual Reviewing Officer (SEND) to join the team in a Local Authority in the South West.
The successful candidate will be:

  • Responsible for monitoring and coordinating annual reviews of Education, Health and Care Plans.
  • Responsible for other aspects of the 0-25 SEND code of practice including liaison with parents/carers, professionals in education and other agencies.
  • Ensure that pupils with EHCPs are appropriately placed within mainstream, special schools, EOTAS (education other than at school), home education or independent sector providers. Ensure the timely and effective statutory review and monitoring of placements in accordance with the Education Act.
  • Working directly with children, young people and families, multi-agency professionals and educational settings to monitor quality outcomes for children and young people, providing training where appropriate. (20%)

Perfect candidate

  • 5 GCSEs (Grade 9-4), including Maths and English.
  • Knowledge of the 0-25 SEND Code of Practice and Children and Families Act 2014.
  • Experience of working as part of a team.
  • Experience of multi-agency working alongside children and families.
  • Experience of using IT systems and Microsoft office – eg. collating and presenting statistical information.
  • Experience of working with children and young people with special educational needs.
  • Experience of working within an educational setting.

In this role you will

  • Amending Education, Health and Care Plans in line with the code of practice timeframes. (20%) PLYMOUTH CITY COUNCIL REVIEWING OFFICER REVIEWING OFFICER (0-25 STATUTORY ASSESSMENT TEAM) Page 2 of 3 OFFICIAL
  • Prioritising attendance at key annual reviews of children and young people with an EHCP. Attending in person, or ensuring LA representative is at meeting to consider whether outcomes and supporting targets remain appropriate and to challenge outcomes and provision wherever necessary. (15%)
  • Work closely with schools and independent providers regarding annual reviews of students, actively monitoring children and young people’s progress towards their outcomes and longer term aspirations. Focusing on the child or young person’s progress towards achieving the outcomes specified in the EHC plan. (15%)
  • Carry out actions as a result of the annual reviews of children and young people 0-25, who have an EHCP, for example requests to panel, referrals/signposting to colleagues within the code of practice guidelines. (15%)
  • Monitoring annual review systems and processes for children and young people 0-25, who have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). Reporting Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) relevant to annual reviews. (15%)
  • Carry out other duties appropriate to the grade of the post.

This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you:-
Dedicated consultant who has access to all roles across the UK and is available for you to speak to, easy registration process, referral schemes and incentives, ongoing compliance managed for you, prompt and reliable payroll and lots more.
This role is ideally located for those travelling from Plymouth, Torquay, Paignton, Exeter, Exmouth, Newquay, St Austell.

We recruit across all areas of Qualified Social Work. If you are a Social Worker and this is not the role for you, contact us about other roles including IRO (Independence Reviewing Officer), BIA (Best Interest Assessor), MASH, LAC, Children’s Social Work, Adult Social Work, Service Manager, Head of Service, Team Manager and Assistant Team Manager