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Newham Council - Senior Commissioning Manager - SEND

Newham Council - Senior Commissioning Manager - SEND

  • Location

    Newham, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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Job Purpose

1. To lead the commissioning/de-commissioning of services and resource allocation to meet the needs of children with special educational needs and/or disabilities and for children with health needs, including mental health, together with joint commissioning activity with key partners.

2. To drive change to secure improved outcomes for children and young people.

3. Use an evidenced based approach to identify the outcomes we wish to achieve for residents.

4. To develop and support strong partnerships with stakeholders including parent carers and health partners.

5. To lead on the ongoing development of the Joint SEND Commissioning Strategy for services to support SEND pupils in out of borough and in independent provision.

6. To lead on the ongoing development of the joint strategy for emotional wellbeing and mental health and collaborate with health partners on the future model of CAMHS and other joint priorities identified with the CCG

7. To lead on securing best value from all SEND provision in independent and out of borough provision and with other areas of children's commissioning, as identified in the future with the Assistant Director for Children's Commissioning.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.