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Physical and Sensory Support Service Manager

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/67959/25762
  • Published: Thu 21/07/2022, 9:46 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 01/09/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £62,363 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Leatherhead

The starting salary for this position is £62,363 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.

Do you have the experience, skills and ambition to improve outcomes for children and young people in Surrey?

We are looking for a dynamic Physical and Sensory Support Service Manager with experience in education and delivery services for children and young people with additional needs. You will lead the delivery of frontline, whole county services for learners with physical and sensory support needs, supporting strong progress, achievement and preparation for adult life. You will lead the development of whole county PSS Services, providing strategic leadership for the design, delivery and evaluation of educational provision for children with PSS needs across the County.

You will have up to date knowledge and experience of the education landscape and legislative frameworks for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and additional needs and knowledge of schools and educational settings. You will have a track record of managing and leading change as well as experience at a senior level of managing people and monitoring complex budgets in a large organisation. Surrey is committed to working in partnership with parents and to promoting and supporting inclusive practice in schools and settings.

The teams you will be responsible for include:

  • Sensory impairment
  • F/HE 16+ (Further and Higher Education)
  • Physical Disability
  • Access to Communication and Learning

Working in partnership with colleagues in schools, social care, health and parents is an essential element of this role as we move forward on our transformation journey for children with SEND and additional needs in Surrey. Our ambition is to strive to secure the best outcomes for children and young people.

We would also encourage senior leaders from schools to apply for this role and secondments would be considered.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 31st August 2022.

Interviews will be held on 9th September 2022.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Jim Nunns – Assistant Director Inclusion and Additional Needs via email at james.nunns@surreycc.gov.uk

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.

Benefits

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/67959/25762
  • Published: Thu 21/07/2022, 9:46 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 01/09/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £62,363 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Leatherhead

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