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SEND Quality Assurance Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

 

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities? If so, this role could be for you!

As part of our commitment to SEND improvement we are seeking 4 passionate, motivated individuals to join our team of Quality Assurance Managers within the SEND Assessment and Planning Service.

The roles are fixed term until 31 August 2025 and are working across double district teams. Travel to other areas other than your usual base for meetings and/or training will also be required. 

Main Responsibility

You'll ensure that:

  • we produce good quality plans, deliver consistency across all districts,
  • support co-production and promote collaborative working for all EHC Plans for Staffordshire’s children and young people. 
  • support the SEND Family Practitioner Leads to develop and sustain productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders in the education, health and care needs assessment and review process. 
  • ensure that education, health and care plans comply with legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements in addition to the policies, standards and procedures of the Authority.

The Ideal Candidate

This is a fast-paced role in which you will be required to manage your own caseload independently and as part of a team.  The ability to reflect on practice and improve as a result is paramount. 

For more information about the role please contact:  Nadine Young (SEND Operational Lead) nadine.young@staffordshire.gov.uk

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to Our rewards and benefits - Careers at Staffordshire

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Gold Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 

As you’ll know safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people/vulnerable adults is important to us and that’s why this position is subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. If applicable you should disclose details of unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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