Starting salary: £49,930
Job Level: Level 5, Zone 1
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 29th January 2023 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: Week commencing 6th February 2023
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.
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Inclusive Recruitment Pilot
In keeping with Camden’s commitment to Conscious Inclusion, we are taking positive action to improve diversity at our senior levels. One of the measures we have committed to is making sure we don’t have any All-White shortlists for leadership roles.
The recruitment to this role will form part of that pilot, to support our desire to increase the number of staff from underrepresented groups in senior roles within the council. If you are a Black, Asian or Other Ethnic candidate and would like to self-declare this as part of our positive action commitments, please do so. For further information, please email the resourcing team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Camden is listening to everyone, including you.
We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all
We have a fantastic opportunity for an insightful, experienced and highly organised SEND manager to join our Special Education and Inclusive Intervention Service (SEIIS). The successful candidate will have responsibility for ensuring the SEN team meets their responsibilities under the CFA 2014, providing a service of the highest standards which improves outcomes for children young people with SEND. A service that works systematically with professionals and where parents and carers are able to be fully involved at an operational and strategic level.
You will be responsible for the SEN Team which includes, SEN Senior Officers, Assessment and Case Coordinators, Case Support Officers, Annual Review Assistant and supported employment officers. The role includes work at an operational level as well as a strategic level with opportunities to develop and influence approaches and pathways for children and young people with SEND.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by visiting 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/our-stories'.
To be considered for this fantastic opportunity it is essential the successful candidate holds a degree or equivalent qualification or substantial experience in a similar post. You will be a resilient, tactical, highly skilled communicator who possess the highest of ambitions for children and young people with SEND and their families. The ideal candidate will have an excellent working knowledge of the relevant acts related to Special Education Needs and the Code of Practice, upholding the principles of the CFA 2014 and associated regulations and statutory guidance.
Are you a kind, creative leader who is courageous, questioning, challenging and solution focussed with a passion to make a real difference?
If so we’d love to hear from you.
Working for Camden
We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.
At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Visit 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/staff-benefits' to see full details of our benefits.
To view the Job Profile, please click HERE or copy and paste the below URL into your browser: http://camdocs.camden.gov.uk/HPRMWebDrawer/Record/9854823/file/document?inline
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website or copy and paste the below URL into your browser: https://www.camdenjobs.co.uk/inclusion-and-diversity
Asking for Adjustments
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at email@example.com or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG