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Designated Clinical Officer- SEND | Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 22 August 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £49,349 - £55,562 pa inc HCAS
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 September 2019
Location: Croydon, CR7 7YE
Company: Croydon Health Services
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 1941372/199-M11464

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Designated Clinical Officer - SEND

Band 8a

Fixed term contract

The Special Educational Needs Board for Croydon Local Area is keen to appoint a Dedicated Clinical Officer to support the implementation and improvement of local area SEND practice and outcomes for the children and young people of the Borough who have SEND.

This post is a jointly funded position by Croydon Council Children’s Services and Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group. The post will be recruited by Croydon Health Services and seconded into the Integrated Children’s and Maternity Commissioning team (on behalf of the council and Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)). The post holder will be expected to hold an independent view, based on best practice, clinical and national guidance and statutory requirements as to achieve the best possible outcomes for Croydon’s children.

They will be expected to work across the local system including health, education, social care, and voluntary sector to support appropriate oversight and assurance that the health system is engaged in the SEND agenda. There will also be a requirement to work closely with parent forum and support groups.

The Designated Medical Officer, Designated Clinical Officer and lead commissioner will develop working arrangements which enable the required duties and responsibilities to be discharged appropriately and with the maximum effect.

This post is open to applicants with a qualification to practise in Children’s therapies including, Speech and language therapy, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. Health Care Professional Council (HCPC) registration is required for this role.

If this role sounds exciting and you wish to join the Croydon therapies/SEND team in this joint venture, then please feel free to apply.

Interview: 27th September 2019

This advert closes on Wednesday 18 Sep 2019

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