SEND Case Manager – Education

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SEND Case Manager – Education
Leicester, Leicestershire
Interim Position

Leicestershire TCL 0007 E820 / 1

Posted: 6th September 2023 09:48
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £203.50 per day PAYE depending on experience TBC

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 4 months

  • Leicester, Leicestershire,

    LE3 8RA

What's involved with this role:

Interim SEND Case Manager – Education

Reference no:  Leicestershire TCL 0007 E820 / 1

Pay Rate: Up to £203.50 per day PAYE depending on experience TBC

37 hours Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 4 months

City: Leicester, Leicestershire

Hybrid working

Enhanced DBS disclosure is listed as a requirement for this role

Please note the pay rate is provisional only and the ad will be amended with the confirmed rate, once received

The purpose of the role is to assist in providing comprehensive and professional delivery of the Local Authority’s statutory duties pertaining to statutory assessment and review of children and young people with Special Educational Needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Under the guidance of the SENA Locality Team Manager, consider, interpret and analyse requests for Education Health and Care needs assessment in line with legislation and local policy to ensure robust and consistent decisions are made.
  • To prepare documentation for cases to be considered by the Local Area’s SEND Panel in relation to requests for Education Health and Care Plans, for top-up funding and other cases requiring a decision by SEND Panel such as issuing plans and specialist placement requests.
  • Draft EHC Plans, ensuring they are co-produced through a person-centred planning approach, clear, accessible and outcome focused, of a high quality and completed and issued within statutory timeframes defined within the Children and Families Act.
  • Under the guidance of the SENA Locality Team Manager, interpret and analyse education, health and care needs assessment advice from parents, children and young people, schools and other agencies in order to decide whether or not to issue or amend an EHC Plan, ensuring a robust, consistent application in line with guidance, legislation and local policy
  • Analyse and assess Annual Review recommendations, decide whether or not to amend a Education Health and Care Plan and respond accordingly.
  • Undertake any necessary casework and negotiations prior to issuing a Final Education Health and Care Plan.
  • Assist a Senior SEN Case Manager in preparing responses to Tribunals in order to represent the decisions and policies of the Leicestershire County Council. Attend tribunals and inclusion forums where necessary.
  • To prepare and lead case management, co-production, person centred planning meetings throughout the SEN assessment. To engage with the Quality Assurance and Learning Framework process and follow the quality standards accordingly.
  • To maintain a focus on preparation for adulthood throughout the EHC planning and annual review processes.
  • Work within a locality team to ensure timely management of cases.
  • Maintain effective communication with parents, schools, central services, health and social care professionals on individual cases.



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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.



  1. NVQ level 4 qualification in relevant subject.



  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Recent and relevant experience in a Special Educational Needs context.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of the concepts and implications of special education needs.
  4. Evidence of ability to extract relevant information from a range of data/variety of sources and to present it in different formats as appropriate.
  5. Working Knowledge of the SEN Code of Practice.
  6. Work in a special educational needs context within a Local Authority or statutory body.


Skills & Abilities:

  1. High Level of numeracy, literacy and oral skills.
  2. Ability to present information in clear written form for a variety of audiences.
  3. Ability to respond flexibly to changing demands.
  4. Ability to work in partnership with parents and staff from other agencies.
  5. Dependable and able to meet deadlines, when under pressure.
  6. Highly motivated, flexible and able to use initiative.
  7. Ability to inspire confidence in public and colleagues.
  8. Contributes to training events as appropriate.
  9. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).



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SEND Case Manager – Education
Client Category: Local Authority

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SEND Case Manager – Education
Client Category: Local Authority

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