Assessment Officer (Maternity Leave Cover)

Job Overview

The purpose of this role is to ensure that an assessment of the health needs of an applicant is carried out under the criteria laid down in the Disability Act 2005 and the Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004.

Professional Knowledge and Experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Disability Act 2005 and EPSEN Act 2004
  • An understanding of the range and extent of Disability services needed / provided
  • Knowledge of external environment and health service structures and systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and email

Communication & Interpersonal Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner which can be clearly understood by all
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to deal effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Excellent report writing skills including displaying proficiency in the skills required for the compilation / co-ordination of Assessment Reports

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