Enfield Local Authority SEN Service are looking for a Programme Manager who will have responsibility to oversee and drive through a range of planned programmes that will support the findings from our review of existing support for children and young people with SEN.
We are looking for an experienced programme leader who can support the development and implementation of 6 projects to continue either reviews of existing service to create change or to support new innovations.
Candidates should be passionate about improving outcomes for children within the borough, innovative and highly motivated to support and effect change and have evidenced based practice of high-quality co-production.
They should have up to date knowledge and experience of implementing SEND procedures and legislation and an understanding of data development, forecasting and planning and presentation.
They should also have a strong track record of successful leadership and management and a proven track record of managing complex, multi-disciplinary partnerships to creative effective change and positive outcomes.
The successful candidate will be responsible for line management and for managing any consultants recruited to support the development of the programme.
Enfield’s SEN is a well resourced service and is a committed service and has strong leadership that is ambitious for children and young people, we are committed to improving the lives of children and young people and their families. We are part of the Change programme and have a range of other projects that support our families to have positive experiences in Enfield
We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
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Why it's great to work for Enfield Council:
- An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- A blend of remote and office based working for most roles.
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
- 1 month paid sabbatical for Children’s Social Workers
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