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EHCP Transitions Adviser - KS4+

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Hastings
  • Salary
  • £45,857 to £49,878 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 28/04/2024
  • Department
  • Children Services
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/219612/39392
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/219612/39392
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Hastings
  • Salary
  • £45,857 to £49,878 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 28/04/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Children Services
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical

 

Are you looking to take the next step in your career working with young people with special educational needs and disabilities? Is inclusion important to you?

The Education Division’s SEND EHCP Transitions KS4+ team are seeking to recruit experienced and dynamic advisors to join this new and exciting team!

The role involves working closely with secondary and further educational settings, families and professionals to provide support to settings to develop inclusive culture and practice, build capacity within the setting to ensure inclusion and improve outcomes for learners with Education, Health and Care Plans.

You will be modelling best practice to schools and Further Education establishments to hold Annual Reviews of EHCPs at key stages of transition, and providing advice and guidance to increase their confidence, expertise, and capacity for effective transition planning. You will be ensuring the voice of the young people, and their families, is at the centre of planning and reviews carried out by the service.

The EHCP Transitions team works countywide (Lewes, Eastbourne, Hastings), preference for area-based working will be discussed at interview.

We are looking for applicants who:

  • Have QTS or QTLS.
  • Experience of teaching young people with additional needs in secondary and/or further educational settings and working with their families
  • Can build and maintain good, productive working relationships with colleagues within the team, in settings and across services.
  • Can demonstrate best practice in obtaining and responding to young person voice when planning and reviewing support and ensuring robust preparation for adulthood is in place.
  • Have the ability to manage own workload and meet targets and statutory deadlines.

Please read our help applying for jobs pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement, showing how you meet the essential criteria within the job description and job specification. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to determine if you will be invited to attend an interview.

Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 8 May 2024 and will be in the form of a face-to-face interview, followed by a task. This will be in County Hall, Lewes.

We can offer you opportunities to grow your career within our team and regular CPD opportunities. We offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment. More information can be found on our benefits page.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity contact the Deputy Service Manager: EHCP Transitions KS4+, Gail Lelliott: 07841807369 / gail.lelliott@eastsussex.gov.uk.

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Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits. 

If you require sponsorship to work in the UK please let the hiring manager know this in your application so we can check eligibility for sponsorship for the role.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.


Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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