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My client is located in North London with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19-year olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow's leaders; artists and innovators are busy growing up here. We are a council with high ambitions; we offer a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity, and commitment. We are a learning organisation, and the people that work with us strive for continuous improvement in their practice, supported by professional training and development opportunities. We aim high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children. Your new role
The Statutory Assessment Team Manager will lead and manage a newly developed service which will ensure that children and young people with SEND in Haringey are at the heart of high-quality education, health and care plans which are co-produced with parents and carers and delivered and reviewed according to statutory requirements set out in the Children and Families Act 2014. You will be responsible for ensuing child-centred education, health and care plans ensuring that there is effective co-production of these plans. Main responsibilities include:
- Provide day to day management and oversight for all aspects of the statutory assessment team including budget management.
- Responsibility for the development and implementation of sustainable processes and procedures to provide auditable service delivery and improvement in timeliness and quality of Education, Health and Care Plans.
- Develop a service that ensures that children and young people are at the heart of delivery and that education, health and care plans are co-produced with children, young people and their families.
- Create and sustain inter-agency relationships which support ad develop high quality person-centred plans.
For a full, comprehensive list of role responsibilities, please refer to the attached job description and person specification.What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for someone who has experience of supporting the education of children with SEN and a good understanding of multi-agency working. You should have a proven background in managing teams, and have experience of managing service improvement: You should have:
What you need to do now
- Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
- Excellent attention to detail and data analytical skills, including experience of undertaking audits
- Experience of providing training or participating in public consultation events where subject matter knowledge is required
- Legal and Practice knowledge in relation to SEND.
- A passion for delivering high quality, child centred services.
- Good knowledge of the education system
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Closing date Wednesday 30th June 2021. Interview Friday 16th July.