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Monitoring and Review officer

  • Location:

    Newham

  • Sector:

    Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

  • Contact email:

    ascargill@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ419616 / RQ419611_1619088802

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-22

Akton Recruitment are looking for an experienced Monitoring and Review officer to join the local authority in Newham. To ensure that children, young people and families in Newham receive a first-class service that enables them to fulfil their potential, and when they need additional support, will provide services or broker services that are local and easily accessible.
Support the Group Manager and Head of Service in the development delivery and review of high standards in education planning, performance, commissioning of integrated services for children, young people, their families, and carers so that overall costs are reduced but the life chances of children and young people are maximised.
To manage the efficient operation of a caseload to ensure the delivery of high quality, fully integrated services to children, young people, and their families in line with the requirements of national legislation and guidance.
To demonstrate a high level of expertise and knowledge in relation to SEN, disability, and integrated services for these children.
Responsibilities listed below:
* Statutory functions
* To be a key contact for a family where for children with EHCs and / or high needs funding
* To act as a reviewing officer for Education, Health and Care Plans and ensure the smooth running of the process.
* To ensure that Education, Health and Care Plans are within the requirements of national legislation and guidance.
* To attend annual reviews and professional meetings ensuring that reviews and meetings are completed in accordance with the statutory framework for children with EHCs and/ or local protocols for children high needs funding but without EHCs.
* To be responsible for updating annual review submissions and identifying any risks including. taking actions as required
* To bring most complex cases of serious concern to the EHC co-ordinators at the earliest possible opportunity of any high risks and issues of concern
EXPERIENCE:
* Experience of seeing the arrangements that schools make for children with Special Educational Needs
* Experience of integrated working / working with multi agency services.
* Experience of seeing how professionals coordinate work with children who have special educational needs as part of integrated service delivery.
* Experience of effectively managing competing priorities within a complex workload.
* Practical evidence of developing and maintaining good working relationships with families.
* Practical evidence of developing and maintaining good working relationships with a wide range of customers/stakeholders.
* Demonstrable commitment to diversity issues in both service provision and employment practices and evidenced achievement of positive outcomes.
* Knowledge of Budget monitoring or financial tracking experience
This is a full-time contract-based role working Monday - Friday, paying a day rate of £300. The initial contract is 3 months with a view to extend. If you think you're the right fit for this role, get in touch!