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SEN Service Manager

Date Posted: 28.02.2018

Job Reference:

Salary: £23.66 - £26.53 PH

Location: Sheffield

Contract: Temporary until 31/01/2018

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills, to work for the local authority within a range of venues to meet the needs of their partners and in central authority offices.
Job Purpose 

·Responsible for the provision of leadership, strategic planning, development and implementation of statutory processes in relation to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities within the Local Authority.

·Responsible for all resourcing and budgetary decisions with regard to specific service area including overseeing performance management of staff.

·Responsible for ensuring that work undertaken within the service area is conducted in line with statutory regulations and within Service Area, Directorate and wider Council guidance and best practice.

Knowledge and Skills

·In depth and robust knowledge of legislative processes regarding children and young people with SEND including the Children and Families Act, 2014 and Care Act 2014, Equalities duties, data protection requirements and the SEND Code of Practice.

·Knowledge of performance management processes to ensure that staff are able to operationally perform.

·Knowledge of school and local authority services that support children and young people at SEN Support level and with EHC Plans.

·Management qualification.

·Work based knowledge and awareness including national initiative, change to legislation, local and national political priorities.

·Knowledge and understanding of the roles of key partnership agencies and the factors influencing them.

·Utilisation of Budget Management, Staff Management, Leadership and Project management knowledge and skills.

·ICT, Report Writing and Communications Skills.

For a full Job specification please contact Lynx Employment Services Ltd

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