EHCP Coordinator

Job Details

Purpose of job:

To coordinate and act as ‘named officer’ to support and advise parents/carers, providers and agencies regarding the Education, Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment and review process.

To work with and follow up young people who are not in employment education and training (NEET) and/or not known to meet local and national targets when required.


1. Write EHC plans and similar documents, ensuring the EHC plan clearly details the child/young person’s needs, is outcome focussed and details the special education provision required for each area of need.
2. Attend Interim and Annual Reviews of EHC Plans to support and advise schools on the SEND process.
3. Provide information, advice and guidance to the child/young person and family on SEND procedures, assessments and provision, personal budget options for EHC Plans.
4. Monitor/review personal budgets where allocated to EHC Plans.
5. Manage a defined caseload and determine work priorities for a range of children and young people in a variety of education settings, as specified by Senior EHCP Coordinators and Education Inclusion Senior Officers (Statutory Assessment), initiating follow-up action as necessary, providing support and challenge as appropriate.
6. Ensure assessments, provision and documentation adheres to the statutory processes under the Education Act 1996, Children and Families Act 2014, and SEN Code of Practice 2014. Ensure that the directorate’s statutory responsibilities and duties are delivered, and targets met.
7. Provide information for weekly special needs panels and take appropriate follow up action.
8. Follow the Quality Assurance process of reviewing Annual Reviews and monitor achievement of outcomes in relation to EHC Plans.
9. Audit provision to support and challenge education and training providers if provision is not meeting the needs of this group of learners;
10. Participate in case supervision and case discussion in order to identify learning that may further develop the role of the team.

Umbrella hourly rate : £17.80