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Amaze seeks Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) Manager

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity to lead a service that makes a difference to the lives of families with children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Sussex?

Amaze is an award-winning local charity that gives information, advice and support to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families. We are looking for a skilled and motivated person to manage a team of advisers and lead our busy and highly valued SENDIASS service which includes an advice line, web-based information and a workshop programme.

You will have a good understanding of the issues for families that include a child with special educational needs or disabilities. A grasp of the law around SEND, experience of advice work and managing people are essential to take on this challenging but interesting role.

 SENDIASS Manager role details:

  • Contract: 28 hours per week, fixed-term contract until August 2022 (with the possibility of extension)
  • Rate: Hourly rate £16.25- £17.51, equivalent to NJC salary pt 27-30, £29,575- £31,868 pro-rata
  • Location: Brighton & Hove and East Sussex, based in Amaze’s office in central Brighton

Amaze is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe having a diverse workforce at all levels allows us to represent the communities we serve. We would particularly welcome disabled applicants and applicants from Black Asian and minoritised ethnic communities.

To apply:

The deadline for applications is 9am Tuesday 20 July

Interviews will be held online on Wednesday 28 July

Application packs can be downloaded below:

SENDIASS Manager Job Description

Information for candidates

Amaze Job Application form

Terms and conditions

Diversity monitoring form

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Ros Cook, Amaze Services Director ros@amazesussex.org.uk  07906 674505.

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