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EHCP Officer

Job Description

Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of children and young people with special educational needs?

Herefordshire Council are seeking a passionate and skilled EHCP Officer to join their dedicated Special Educational Needs (SEN) Team on a 3 month contract with the potential of this being extended. In this rewarding role, you will play a vital part in ensuring high-quality services and support are provided to children and young people with SEN within Herefordshire.

Hours: Full time, Mon-Fri, 37 hours per week

Pay: £22.00 Per Hour

Location: Hereford


  • Work collaboratively with a supportive team committed to children and young people with SEN.
  • Oversee the co-ordination of the statutory assessment process for a designated caseload, supervised by the SEN Manager.
  • Draft, finalize, and amend EHC Plans according to regulations and deadlines.
  • Attend annual review meetings and prepare information for decision-making panels.
  • Offer expert advice and guidance to parents, children and young people with SEN, schools, and other professionals on the SEND Code of Practice 2014.
  • Collaborate closely with healthcare, social care, and education colleagues to ensure effective EHC Plan delivery.

You are the perfect candidate if you have:

  • Significant experience of planning and writing EHCP's (Education Health & Care Plans) for adults, young people or children with a disability
  • Working knowledge of SEN legislation and Disability.
  • Understanding of disabilities, special educational needs and their impact, for individuals, their families and society.

Working with Kat at Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:

  • A dedicated consultant to support you throughout your progress
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Payroll service twice a week

If you are a passionate and driven individual with a commitment to supporting children and young people with SEN, we encourage you to apply! If you are interested or know of anyone who may be, please contact Kat at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or submit your CV to

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.