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SEND Operations Partner

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    Unqualified Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £130 - £150 per day

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    Anthony Scargill

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

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Akton Recruitment are looking for a SEND Operations Partner to join the local authority in Essex.
Duties Include:
* Lead a team of SEND Operations Co-ordinators and Assistants within Mid Essex, co-ordinating induction, training and development programmes and the allocation of work
* Manage the admissions to a small number of Specialist provisions
* Draft responses to complaints and queries from parents/carers, elected Members and MPs etc.
* Work with other colleagues within the Mid Quadrant, (i.e. Educational Psychologists, Inclusion Partners, Engagement Facilitators) including with the SEND Operations Lead to develop best practice and provide quality assurance of Education, Health and Care plans (EHCP).
* Ensure the team follow requirements in the SEND Code of Practice 2015, Essex Guidelines and maintain the CYP and their family at the heart of the process.
* Work with other SEND Operations staff in other quadrants (4 quadrants in total).
* Deliver the assessment and review process for children and young people with SEND, for a dedicated caseload within a quadrant.
* Responsible for securing appropriate educational provision (both within and out of the Authority) for all Essex CYP with an EHCP, within an agreed geographical area, in line with the SEND Code of Practice 2015 and legislative requirements.
This is a full-time contract-based role, working Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:30, paying a day rate of £130 - £150 per day dependant on experience. The initial contract for this role is due to end 05/09/21 with a view to extend.
Experience Required:
* Educated to RQF level 4 or equivalent by experience.
* Evidence of excellent leadership and behavioural skills and management experience.
* Effective time management and prioritisation skills with the confidence to work autonomously and adapt quickly and effectively to changing circumstances/situations.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to build strong working relationships which are collaborative and engender delivery.
* Experience of successful dispute resolution through effective mediation and negotiation.
* Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with an understanding of how to facilitate and mediate in situations which are perceived as challenging.
If you think this role is right for you get in touch now!