Are you an experienced manager from education, social care or health, passionate about improving life chances for children and young people with SEND; and their families? Have you been involved in introducing innovative ways of working and championing best practice in developing services and creating a strong and effective relationship between families and the professionals who serve them?
Ealing Council are looking for an exceptional leader who has the vision, drive and resilience needed to build on our successes; whilst shaping our local offer to continue to meet the needs of children, young people and their families. In addition, we want to go a step further and inspire children and young people to raise their aspirations and reach their full potential; with the foundations of a safe, settled and nurturing home environment.
You will have the leadership skills necessary to motivate and engage all your teams; overseeing a diverse range of professionalisms. You will sustain excellent relationships with our partners in statutory agencies, the voluntary sector and with leaders across the education and business community; ensuring cohesion and the continued successful development of services.
You will also need to be an exceptional communicator able to lead in the preparation and delivery of the SEND strategic plan, ensuring effective coproduction with parents, carers and young people.
In return, we can offer a highly supportive management structure, excited about change and very much welcoming of new ideas and innovation. This is your chance to make an incredible difference to children, young people and families who need the greatest understanding, support and quality services.
This role is deemed customer facing and as such you must have a command of spoken English which is sufficient to enable you to effectively perform the role. This requirement relates to Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016.
To find out more about this post contact Charles Barnard on 020 8825 6139 for an informal discussion.
Ealing council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Ealing follows safer recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults. The post holder will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
This post is subject to Ealing's enhanced vetting process.
Closing date: 30 March 2020