SEND Team Manager

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£41,166 to £44,394 per annum
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Mar 2019
Job Ref
REC000732
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Full-Time

£41,166 to £44,394

35 hours per week

County Hall Campus
Worcester


The work of the SEND Service is important because what we do, and how we do it, directly affects parents and carers, children and young people, and the settings and schools that provide their education.  We manage the statutory SEND system for EHC assessment, prepare and issue EHC plans along with determining educational placements and support. We also perform monitoring arrangements and provision for individual children and young people with EHC Plans We are on a journey to improve our service and would love it if you could join us.
This is a challenging role where you will deal with complex situations but with rewarding outcomes. You will have extensive experience and an excellent understanding of SEND and want to make a positive difference to the people who use the service.  Empathy is a must as you use your skills in building trust, tact, diplomacy and the ability to create effective working relationships along with robust decision making.  You will oversee Special Educational Needs assessments, the preparation of Education, Health and Care Plans and the placement of pupils with EHCPs, whilst developing and implementing systems and processes to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of SEN casework through the statutory SEN process. To help you achieve this, you will manage a team of dedicated SEN Casework Officers, leading on the co-ordination and delivery of SEN statutory process for a defined geographical area, ensuring compliance with SEN legislation and regulations.
Please email your CV and covering letter which covers all the points in the job specification to: socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk. If you would like more information about the role please contact The Social Work Recruitment Team on 01905 846666.

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