SEND Tribunal & Compliance Officer

Posted 22 July 2022
Salary £300 per day
Job type Contract
DisciplineEducation & SEND
Contact NameRichard Shorrock

Job description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced SEND Tribunal & Compliance Officer to take up an interim contract with our client, a local authority in Southeast London.

You will take strategic and operational responsibility for managing the Tribunal/Compliance team within the legal and statutory frameworks and represent the Local Authority at Tribunal hearings.

You will also manage a complex caseload and casework to ensure that the LA is able to respond to SEND children and young people’s needs as they change.

Contract Details

Pay Scale – £300 per day – Negotiable depending on experience

Location – Hyrbid working - Working from the office 4 days per week - 1 day from home.

Contract Length – 3–6-month contract with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis.

Key responsibilities:

  • To oversee and work with parents, carers, children and young people to ensure that the needs assessment process is undertaken in a manner that is clear, accessible and collaborative
  • Oversee and work in partnership with schools, providing advice, direction and challenge in respect of the needs assessment and review process.
  • Write EHC plans in co-production with parents and children/ young people, ensuring the range of relevant reports from professionals is considered and reflected in the plan and that it is fully compliant with the Code of Practice, minimising the risk of legal challenge to the LA.
  • To represent SEND Assessment with other local authorities regarding the annual reviews of children and young people who are Looked After by Royal Greenwich but living elsewhere to ensure that EHC plans are reviews to Royal Greenwich standard.

If you are interested in the role or would like to know more, please make hit the apply button now and then contact Richard at Spencer Clarke Group on 01772 954200.