Local Offer Consultancy Support - Local Authorities in England
The Local Offer Partnership Working with Local Authorities
The Local Offer is proud to announce a new initiative supporting Local Authorities in England looking to develop their local offers in line with Ofsted and CQC Local Area SEND Inspection Outcomes, including those with a requirement to produce a Written Statement of Action.
- Increase visibility of the local offer making it accesible to all parents, carers and profesionals
- Drive use of the local offer amongst parents, carers and professionals
- Increase engagement with specialist & targeted service providers to keep content relevant and up to date
- Increase promotion of the local offer as a key and initial source of self-support
- Develop search features and functionality of the local offer to ensure a good customer experience
Fees are from £500 per day based on a minimum contract time of 2 days, and on location and duration of project.
Local Offer Site Hosting for Local Authorities in England
A separate offer and further partnership model of working includes site hosting of local authority local offers. This would enable lcoal authorities to benefit from a purpose-built, accessible local offer site, with multiple search features, allowing parents and carers to exercise choice and control over the specialist & targeted services their child receives.
Services include -
- The Local Offer site hosting local authority local offers - www.thelocaloffer/(LA name)
- Access to a common provider base of specialist and targeted services across education, health and social care
- Access to the latest updates on the SEND reforms, Dept for Education regulations and requirements
- Ability to be alerted to significant changes in requirements
- Ability to provide audits of local authority local offers to ensure compliance and avoid the potential for legal action for unlawful local offers
Please note this list is not exhaustive and any new proposals are welcome.
For more information, or to discuss ways of working in partnership, please contact The Local Offer.