We are looking for a Business Manager to join the SEN & Disabled Children’s Service in West Berkshire.
West Berkshire has a highly regarded SEN and Disabled Children’s Service and you will be part of a committed, passionate and very supportive team.
You will be responsible for managing a team of 7 staff including a Finance Assistant, Senior Administrator and 5 Administrators. You will work with budget managers to oversee budgets of circa £20 million, provide and analyse all data required by the service, oversee administrative support to the SEND teams and work with managers to ensure that all parts of the service have efficient systems in place to optimise service delivery. You will be a key member of the SEND managers’ group and will have the opportunity to influence SEND policy and strategy in West Berkshire.
We are ideally looking to offer the successful candidate the full number of hours advertised above. We may however consider offering less hours than advertised providing they meet the requirements of the role and service which will be determined by the recruiting manager.
This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to children with SEND in West Berkshire and their families. You will need an interest in SEN and Disability, the ability to work on your own initiative and to tight deadlines, high level IT skills (including advanced excel skills), experience of monitoring complex budgets and handling data, strong interpersonal and organisational skills and a commitment to providing excellent customer care.
In return, West Berkshire District Council offers excellent employee benefits such as flexible working and access to a range of relevant professional development opportunities.
Please contact Jane Seymour on 01635 519783 for an informal chat about this role.
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