Service Manager - SEND
Sefton Council are looking to appoint a Service Manager – SEND to lead and manage the statutory assessment team and travel support team in order to transform and develop services for children with Special Educational Needs.
You will be responsible for the strategic development and delivery of services and commissioning and procurement of specialist provision for children and young people (0 to 25 years) with special educational needs and disabilities. You will be responsible for key deliverables within statutory deadlines, ultimately adhering to statutory legislation such as SEN Code of Practice (2001) and Children and Families Acts (2014).
Do you have the innovation and drive to shape how we deliver services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities and the ability to work collaboratively to engage, influence, inform and inspire?
If so, we are looking for an experienced professional to set the strategic direction of the SEND assessment, provision and travel support team services, drive the reputation of the organisation among all stakeholders and with the ability to provide clear advice and professional leadership at senior level on a wide range of local governance bodies and regional networks.
You will be highly experienced in engaging with stakeholders both internally and externally including parents/carers, children and young people, health colleagues, social care etc., building, fostering, and maintaining high level partnerships across a complex landscape.