Wigan Life Centre South
Salary: Grade 10, £36,876 - £40,760 per annum.
37 hours per week
Temporary for 6 months
The role will involve working closely with families and partner agencies, managing or providing support for specific caseloads. Applicants will be required to work in a person-centred way supporting families and professionals through the EHC assessment process. You will take the lead in communicating with families, schools, colleges and other external establishments and partners. Leading and attending meetings and reviews across the borough. A good understanding of the SEND framework, schools, other educational provision and local health services will be expected.
Applicants must be excellent communicators, verbally and in the written from, self-motivated with a high level of organisational skills, being able to work within prescribed timescales and deadlines. Applicants will need strong interpersonal skills, have strong emotional reliance and able to work under pressure. A strong work ethic and a passion for this area of work. Some management experience would be beneficial as you will have responsibility for staff.
Wigan Council has been voted ‘Council of the Year’ at the 2019 LGC Awards and has recently published The Deal 2030
, our ambitious plan for our borough. We are signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment
ensuring that your service will be continuous or 'unbroken' between the supporting organisations.
We are a statutory service that has an obligation to meet the legal requirements outlined in the Children’s and Families Act 2014, and adhere to the SEND Code of Practice, guidelines. The service works closely with children, young people and their families. We support them to find suitable and appropriate provision for their children and young people that have special educational needs or disabilities. We expect our staff to be empathetic to the needs of families, schools and colleges but be mindful of the public purse. We work under a legal framework and specific timeframes. We work closely with a range of key partners, stakeholders and professionals, resulting in effective multi-agency working. We will provide you with a supportive working environment and give you the opportunity to learn and develop further within the organisation.
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For further information, please contact Ash Patel on 01942 486129
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Interview date: Friday 17 or Wednesday 22 July 2020
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