SEND Coordinator

Heartlift Limited

Heartlift is a Christian charity which works to improve the lives of young people and their families. We work with children with SEND needs to offer respite for families and fun activities for the young people on Saturdays and during holiday periods.

We have established great relationships over many years and are looking for someone who can continue with this good work.

This a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about making a real difference in the community to lead on the work of Heartlift. It provides the opportunity to work closely with the young people, families and professionals to deliver the best outcomes.

To apply, please get in touch to express your interest. At the interview you will be expected to complete the application form.

Recruitment for this post will be in line with Heartlift Safer Recruitment Policy including Enhanced DBS and Children's Barred List check. 

Post:

These hours are open to negotiation, just call to enquire.

£11 per hour (pro-rata)

12 month contract with the possibility of extension

Minimum of 1 day per week based at the Heartlift office in Bolton.  (This may increase in the lead up to holiday provision)

Delivering Saturday club on 38 Saturdays per year

Delivery of non term time day sessions for 7 weeks per year (in accordance with Bolton school holidays)

 

Responsibilities, activities and duties (not exhaustive)

  • To work within the grant agreement including budget considerations
  • To complete and review risk assessments
  • To complete ongoing reviews of service users files to ensure objectives and delivery remains appropriate / suitable
  • To complete PEEP assessments
  • To carry out safeguarding functions
  • To work to Heartlift Safer Recruitment Policy
  • To recruit and train volunteers / buddies
  • To ensure appropriate staff allocation for delivery of interventions
  • To plan purposeful activities
  • To deliver and / or supervise SEND sessions
  • To be responsible for any medication required and administer in line with Heartlift policies and procedures and completion of  relevant paperwork.
  • To manage the referral process including home visits
  • To work closely with parents and referring agencies
  • To work closely with relevant partners
  • To organise transport in line with legal requirements and Heartlift policies
  • To attend meetings as and when required and complete relevant actions
  • To liaise with management and trustees
  • To complete required reports
  • To be the point of contact for SEND work
  • To ensure that suitable resources are available for staff and incorporated into planning sessions
  • To input in relation to booking relevant training for staff
  • To deliver training
  • To manage staff
  • To comply with GDPR responsibilities and Data Protection
  • To comply with relevant archiving and retention procedures
  • To promote innovation and continuous improvement to service delivery
  • To demonstrate pro-social modelling skills by reinforcing pro-social behaviour and challenging anti social behaviour
  • To work within the aims and values of Heartlift
  • To carry out any other tasks commensurate with the role

The job holder is expected to understand that reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level may be necessary.

Competencies

The job holder must be able to demonstrate the following competencies -

  • Leading and communicating
  • Building capability for all
  • Collaborating and partnering
  • Making effective decisions
  • Delivering at pace
  • Managing a quality service

Skills  and Qualifications

Essential -      

  • Previous history of working in SEND delivery
  • Ability to work flexibly.
  • Understanding of risk management
  • Experience of working under pressure
  • Well developed IT skills
  • Ability to write in clear and concise language
  • Ability to collate, assess and communicate large amounts of information in a clear and concise manner          

Desirable -     

  • Qualifications of 5 GCSE’s of C grade and above
  • Qualifications specific to SEND work
  • Previous Management experience

Further details: 

£11 per hour (pro-rata)

12 month contract with the possibility of extension

Minimum of 1 day per week based at the Heartlift office in Bolton.  (This may increase in the lead up to holiday provision)

Delivering Saturday club on 38 Saturdays per year

Delivery of non term time day sessions for 7 weeks per year (in accordance with Bolton school holidays)

The successful applicant must be empathetic to vision, values and beliefs of this Christian charity. 

 

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Heartlift Limited

Location

Bolton
Bolton
United Kingdom

Salary
£11.00
Category
Compensation
Pro-Rata
Hours
Part Time
Deadline
Contact Telephone
Contact E-mail Address
office@heartlift.co.uk