West Berkshire Council

Current Vacancies at West Berkshire Council
View More Services

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.

Education Health and Care Assessment Co-ordinator

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
£33799 to £39782 per annum (Grade J)
West Street House
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Part Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
14/10/2019 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

We are seeking an Assessment Coordinator from January 2020. This post is offered on a fixed term contract for 30 months, on a full or part time basis.

The role will be to coordinate the new Education Health and Care assessments. Coordinators will work very closely with families throughout the process, including meeting families in their homes, chairing multi agency person centred planning meetings and developing Education Health and Care Plans with the young person and their family.

You will need a sound working knowledge of SEN and disability and a background in education, health or social care. Commitment to person centred and personalised approaches are essential, as are excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to create high quality outcomes based plans.

This is an exciting and rewarding new role and an excellent career development opportunity and training and support will be provided.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

Interviews will be held on 22nd October 2019.

For an informal discussion, please contact Nicola Ponton (SEN Manager) on 01635 519713 or Jane Seymour (Service Manager) on 01635 519783.

Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply

Please complete an online application form.

This role requires the incumbent to have a car available at work to undertake his/her duties as they will be expected to undertake at least 1500 business miles per year. Essential Car User status attracts a lump sum allowance paid on a monthly basis as well as a free car parking space if he/she works at one of the Council’s corporate buildings.

West Berkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share these values. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Successful candidates will be offered employment subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

This privacy notice applies to job applicants applying for vacancies with West Berkshire Council https://www.westberks.gov.uk/pnapplications

Further information on this vacancy