Job Description


To support the Council to meet its statutory duties under part 3 of the Children & Families Act 2014 by supporting the development and coordination of the operational implementation of the Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) review process.


• To support the development and coordination of the operational implementation of the EHCP review process.

• To carry out and maintain accurate and timely records and work processes in the team including use of relevant IT systems.

• To undertake the role of SEN Review Officer by:

o Actively working with parents/carers, children, young people and families to explain about EHC review process and guide them through the process

o Attending reviews for children and young people with EHCPs, as required o Writing and amending EHC plans

• Work closely with families, schools and a range of service providers, including education, health, social care and voluntary sectors.

• Ensure that the Council complies with the statutory timetable for the completion of statutory reviews.

• Support the facilitation of meaningful, person-centred reviews of existing Education, Health and Care Plans.

• Model best practice in accordance with part 3 of the Children and Families Act 2014 and the supporting code of practice.


• Educated to degree standard

Knowledge & Skills:

• Knowledge of part 3 Children & Families Act 2014, subordinate legislation and supporting code of practice

• Understanding of SEN issues as they affect parents, children, young people and educational settings

• Effective organisational and time management skills, including the ability to prioritise the workload of self and act on initiative

• Good oral and written communication skills

• Good interpersonal and negotiating skills

• Skills in using relevant IT systems effectively

• Good problem-solving skills

• Willingness to commit to open and constructive multi agency working and demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of the client group of children and parents/carers


• Experience of working with children and young people with SEN, and their families • Experience of preparing reports and/or person-centred plans

• Experience of multi-agency and partnership working

• Experience of managing a caseload

• Experience of supporting the development and implementation of multi-agency processes

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

What’s on offer for the Social Worker

· Excellent competitive pay rate – paid weekly!

· Excellent management structure with experienced leaders

· Desirable location with excellent transport links

· A stable and well-supported working environment

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with Children's
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

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