Commissioner for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Inclusion

Commissioner for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Inclusion



As a Commissioner you will work as a member of the Strategy and Commissioning team, to support and contribute to the delivery of the strategic priorities and objectives of the People Directorate.

You will play an integral role in developing and delivering Commissioning Strategies to meet the care and support needs of Warwickshire’s vulnerable residents whilst further developing communities and enabling a stronger resilience base. You will progress the delivery of robust and integrated commissioning intentions and frameworks across the whole community which will encompass extensive needs assessment and evidence based research, service redesign, market development, efficient use of resources and personalised outcomes for customers, patients, families and carers.

The Commissioner for Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Inclusion will work as part of the all age integrated disabilities commissioning team to deliver joint commissioning priorities for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Warwickshire.

The postholder will have commissioning responsibility for the development of a range of jointly commissioned services to ensure they meet the needs identified across Education, Health and Care Plans and within the SEND and Inclusion Strategy, while making best use of available resources.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in an integrated team to improve the lives of some of our most vulnerable young people and their families. Co-production with young people and famlies and a focus on person centred working is key to the role. The postholder will need to establish close working relationships with social care, education and health commissioners and providers to ensure joint priorities are progressed.

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For more details regarding the role please email Alison Cole on

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As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application demonstrates that they meet the criteria for the post. This means the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

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Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, people with a disability and people from the LGBT Community