Location – Chadderton

Hours – 37.5 per week

Salary – £22,911 – £25,294 per annum

POINT is looking for a Workshops and Training Manager to provide information, advice and training, through an agreed programme of workshops, events and 1:1 sessions, to parents and carers living in Oldham, practitioners and young people themselves.

To primary purpose of the service is to ensure that participants can access the information, advice and support tools, which best enable them as individuals to meet the needs of their own needs, the needs of their own child or young person, or children young people and families with whom they work professionally. The workshops support early intervention enabling children and young people  to have the best outcomes possible.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Take a lead role in the planning, preparation and delivery of the SEND Workshops and Training offer at POINT.
  • Provide supervision and line management to service team members.
  • To lead on the production of detailed reports and monitoring information which provide quantitative, and qualitative data, measuring impact and outcomes of the service.
  • Responding to enquiries received through the service helpline, face to face meetings, events and email, within the agreed service response time.
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with all stakeholders including parents, carers, children, young people, practitioners and colleagues.
  • Enable parents, carers and young people to self-support by signposting to relevant information, advice and support, with a particular focus on local policy, practice and service.
  • Enable practitioners to understand the SEND journey for families and raise awareness of available support
  • Support all participants to develop skills in relevant areas to enable effective support of Children and Young People. This will be delivered primarily through workshops, group activities and market place events which focus on key themes for example:
    • Behaviour Management
    • Speech, Language and Communication
    • Sleep
    • Understanding Diagnosis
    • Transitions
  • To gather and respond to feedback and undertake service development based upon findings.
  • Actively promoting the voice of the child/young person throughout the work with families, practitioners and stakeholders.
  • To provide individual casework through:
    • Telephone Support
    • Email Support
    • 1:1 Sessions
    • Workshop Activity
    • Signposting to other local or national sources of support
  • To keep accurate, up to date and confidential records and case notes.
  • Take responsibility for accessing own supervision and responding to any case or service decisions effectively, recording all decisions and ensuring at all times confidentiality and professional boundaries are maintained.
  • To work flexibly and in a way which supports the needs of the service including evening and weekend delivery where required
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as required.

Download recruitment pack with an the full Job Description, Person Specification and Application form

How to Apply – Complete the Application Form and send to andrew@point-send.co.uk or post to Recruitment at

POINT, Chadderton Court, 451 Middleton Road, Chadderton, Oldham, OL9 9LB


Closing Date – 5pm Friday 19th April

To apply for this job email your details to andrew@point-send.co.uk