Staffordshire County Council

Commissioning Manager SEND

Location
Stafford, Staffordshire
Salary
Grade 12; £48,682 - £52,721 per annum
Posted
25 Jul 2022
Closes
12 Aug 2022
Job Ref
REC003032
Job Type
Commissioning
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Full-Time

Commissioning Manger Special Educational Needs & Disabilities.

Families & Communities Directorate: 

Grade 12; £48,682 - £52,721 per annum

Full time, Fixed term position to 31.12.2023 – 37.0 hours per week

The Children’s Wellbeing & Partnerships Team are seeking an enthusiastic, creative and highly organised person to take on the role of Commissioning Manager for Special Educational Needs & Disability (SEND) to oversee an agreed programme of service review work on behalf of the Authority.  You will join a friendly and hardworking team with a passion to achieve the best outcomes for children with SEND.

If you are hardworking, resilient, highly organised, creative and most importantly want to help improve outcomes for children & young people with SEND we want you to hear from you.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

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Closing Date: Friday August 12th 5.00pm

Interview Date: Thursday August 25th

For more information about the role please contact:

Martyn Baggaley,

Senior Partnerships & Commissioning Manager (SEN & Disability) at martyn.baggaley@stafforshire.gov.uk

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

Our Values

The County Council has adopted a set of values that seeks to achieve the best outcomes for its citizens, communities and employees.

Our People Strategy sets out what we all need to do to make Staffordshire County Council a great place to work, where people are supported to develop, flourish and contribute to our ambitious plans. 

Our values are at the heart of the Strategy to ensure that the focus is on what is important to the organisation and the people it serves:

  • Ambitious - We are ambitious for our communities and citizens
  • Courageous - We recognise our challenges and are prepared to make courageous decisions
  • Empowering - We empower and support our people by giving them the opportunity to do their jobs well.

Benefits for working for us….

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • An excellent local government pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service
  • The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave
  • A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave
  • Volunteering Scheme Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme
  • Bus and rail travel discounts

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