Interim PT SEND Consultant – Partners in Practice

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Interim PT SEND Consultant – Partners in Practice
Interim Position

Islington RQ674887

Posted: 16th September 2022 20:46
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  • Pay Rate:

    £377.73 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    21 – days/working hours tbc

  • This opening assignment is for 2 months

  • ISLINGTON, London,

    N1 1XR

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Interim PT SEND Consultant – Partners in Practice

Job Reference: Islington RQ674887

Pay Rate: £377.73 per day PAYE

Enhanced DBS disclosure required

Build and manage influential and collaborative relationships with PIP partner LA’s, responding positively and proactively to the diversity of their workforce and communities.

Develop project plans for PIP work that clearly set out agreed SEND workstreams, purpose and intended outcomes for children.

Contribute to improved practice standards, quality assurance and outcome frameworks that enable progress and any gaps to be evidenced

Provide feedback and analysis that is strengths-based, child-focused, SEND-responsive, diversity-aware and robust in constructively highlighting quality practice and any shortfalls.

Undertake direct work with senior managers, teams and partners from our PIP LA’s, and organising peer matching between managers from both organisations.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Educated to degree level with significant experience working in a SEND / children with disabilities setting
  2. Knowledge & Experience:
    1. Experience of management within SEND / children’s services and / or leading organisational change in a social care setting
    2. Working knowledge of current legislation and evidence-based practice in SEND / children’s social work
    3. In-depth knowledge of SEND current policy, practice and legislation, children’s social work, early intervention and prevention, including implementation of evidence-informed practice models
    4. Significant experience in management with demonstrable skills in presenting constructive, robust and detailed analysis of SEND practice / safeguarding, taking into account social, environmental and organisational context
    5. Understanding of the experiences of SEND / children and young people with disabilities and their families, as well as the ability to promote resilience and well-being
    6. Understanding of multiple communication needs of people with disabilities
    7. Experience in taking responsibility for the progress of agreed work and leading workstreams; producing reports as agreed
  3. Specific Skills required for this Role:
    1. Excellent ability to build positive working relationships across services and partner agencies; ability to role-model practice that encourages learning, reflection and critical challenge of self and others.
    2. Ability to work within a range of SEND / safeguarding / children’s services’ contexts at a senior level, able to offer informed, experienced peer support and advice to senior managers in partner LA’s
    3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrable record of communicating successfully with a range of stakeholders;
  4. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite)


To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF.

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. *** Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Job Ref: Islington RQ674887
Interim PT SEND Consultant – Partners in Practice
Client Category: Local Authority

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Interim PT SEND Consultant – Partners in Practice
Client Category: Local Authority

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