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Policy and Funding Manager

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Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
Endeavour House, Ipswich
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Job term:
Full Time
37 per week
Closing date:
24 September 2019 11:30 PM
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In Suffolk, we are building a team that can deliver services for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities that are amongst the best and most innovative in England. Our new management team is passionate about transforming the experiences of Suffolk children, young people and their families.

The SEND Policy and Funding Manager is responsible for supporting the Head of SEND Funding and Provider Services to improve our funding policies and practice in relation to SEND.

This role will be responsible for operational ownership of the Inclusion Service cost management plan and monthly budget reporting. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Inclusion Funding Hub team which includes 2 FTE staff. In addition to this, you will be key in the decision making process to shape the Local Authority High Needs Funding strategy.

You will be enthusiastic, motivated and have the ability to write clear policies in line with quality standards and current relevant legislation. Good interpersonal skills are essential within this role to ensure implementation and full compliance from within the Inclusion Service, as well as change control and management skills.

You will be expected travel to other Suffolk County Council offices and regional / national events as required.

For further details please contact Gemma Morgan 07834 174599.

Please read the Job and Person Profile on the right before applying for this job.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working.  For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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