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Assessment Planning and Review Officer

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Vacancy Summary
Employer:
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary:
£32,628 - £35,286 per annum
Location:
Waltham Forest
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
25/08/2018 at 23:30 PM
Reference:
F&H/18/60956
Vacancy Description

The London Borough of Waltham Forest, Disability Enablement Service(DES) is a 0-25 integrated service working with children and young people with an educational need and/or disability (SEND) who are eligible for an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP).

The service brings together key areas of service provision from education health and social care to proactively promote inclusion and improve the support available to children, young adults and their families.  The DES has a strong focus on improving outcomes to enable children and young adults to fulfil their potential for achieving their aspirations and improve choice and independence; education, training and employment; health and wellbeing; individual and family resilience;  securing quality and timeliness of advice, support and intervention.

We are seeking to recruit two Assessment, Planning and Review Officer posts (APRO) To provide advice and support to parents and children with SEN and disability; ensuring outcomes are being monitored, reviewed and developed as appropriate to the age of the child or young person.

The APRO will act as the named Assessment and Planning Officer for a family in relation to EHC assessment / review, carrying out role of lead professional as required.

Acting as a key link with schools, education support services and other providers to ensure delivery of a quality service to children, parents, schools and other providers

To be responsible for the administration of the Education Health and Care assessment, planning and review of the special educational needs of children and to secure provision to meet their needs in line with Children and Families Act 2014 and the SEND CoP.

Candidates must have experience of writing Education Health and Care Plans for SEND children and young people and must be familiar with the statutory process for the development of Education, Health and Care Plans and should demonstrate a willingness to be flexible, responsive and be able to use their initiative and communicate effectively with children, young people parents and partners.

 

Closing date: Monday, 25th August 2018 at 11.30pm

 

 



Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council