Team: Children's Services Commissioning
Job Family: Supporting - CBG11
Salary: £34,033 - £37,132 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week
Base Location: Priory House, Shefford with flexibility for remote working
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 30th January 2022
Interview Date: W/C 6th February 2022
More about the role:
We are looking to appoint a Co-Production and Engagement Lead to drive forward and embed how we deliver the Local Area Written Statement of Action and the broader SEND improvement agenda in Central Bedfordshire.
You will be an integral member of our Children’s Services commissioning team, working alongside our SEND, education, safeguarding and early help teams.
You will play a vital role in championing co-production in all elements of the SEND agenda ensuring it is embedded within all policy and procedure developed through the reforms. You will lead on the co-ordination of co-production and engagement events with children, young people and their families to capture their voice and experience to improve services and support. You will develop and deliver training to support council staff to embed the co-production charter to ensure co-production is at the heart of all service development
To be successful in this role you will have experience in working with children, young people and their families with SEND, as well as professionals working to support these families. You will be required to ensure Central Bedfordshire’s local offer is co-produced, meets the needs and is accessible to families and professionals.
Critically, you will report progress on the embedding of co-production as outlined in the Written Statement of Action, to the SEND Partnership Board.
To deliver what is required in this role you should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will also need a good work ethic, even under pressure, be conscientious and hard-working and prepared to work as part of a team. As well as all this we would expect you to take great pride in a job well done.
Join us, and take advantage of our rewards package, agile working and the chance to learn and progress. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.
Our aspiration is to be a truly flexible employer. We are happy to discuss location, hours and working pattern as part of the application process.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx