Responsible to the Assessment and Placement Team Manager for duties associated with statutory functions in relation to the implementation of the new SEND Code of Practice and Adult Social Care's Assessment processes.
To undertake a key role in the newly created Assessment and Placement team. The team is responsible for carrying out all the statutory assessments as part of the EHC and LDD planning processes. The team will work closely with the vulnerable people with Disabilities Commissioning and Procurement Team, to ensure there is a streamlined process to assess, support, commission and place all service users, based on the "Asset Model" of working.
To act as named person to whom parents, Vulnerable people and their carers can relate whilst the above procedures are being completed. To attend meetings/case conferences, as appropriate, in order to resolve conflicts of opinion between all parties including service users.
To prepare Education, Health and Care Plans, both in their proposed and substantive form using person centred approaches and the "Asset Model" approach, ensuring parents and Vulnerable people, wherever possible, sit at the heart of the process, resolving any outstanding issues as required.
To support the attendance at meetings with Judicial Reviews and Coroner's Court and other Professionals to ensure that there is a multi-agency approach to addressing pupil's needs, ensuring person centred approaches are used at all times
To prepare and present cases to the Authority's Integrated Resources Panel, and undertake the follow up work resulting from that Panel
Acts as a focal within the team for the development and implementation of policies, plans and procedures.
There may be occasions when the post holder will be expected to support colleagues and substitute for them to ensure efficient working of the team in meeting timescales, including to deputise for the Assessment and Placement Team Manager when required
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