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Quiz Night – we are looking for teams

Would you and your friends fancy putting together a team (max 5 persons) for our quiz night? Or maybe just a few of you would like to come and join a table.

Let us know through Facebook or email info@senac.co.uk

Join us on Friday 29th September @ 7.30pm at our Annual Quiz. Raise money for a good cause whilst enjoying a night of brainteasers, facts and fun. SENAC is holding a fundraising quiz in the Ivanhoe Hotel. Prizes for the best teams, raffle and Tombola. £5 per person – bring a team or join a table .Enjoy a great night while helping us continue to support children with special educational needs so they can reach their full potential.

Bar till 11pm. Tickets on the door.

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Vacancies – Children’s Advocate & Tribunal Representative

SENAC are recruiting for the following posts:

POST 1: CHILDREN’S ADVOCATE – CLOSED

Children’s Advocate – application details

POST 2:  TRIBUNAL REPRESENTATIVE – CLOSED

Tribunal Representative – application details

Closing date for return of completed applications for both posts is Monday 3rd July 2017 no later than 2.00pm.

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Patricia & Catriona stride out to help SENAC

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon 13K walk 1 May 2017

Once again Patricia and her daughter Catriona are walking 13k to help raise money for SENAC.

Every year more and more children with learning disabilities are in need of SENAC’s support and we want to continue to meet their need for additional support in school.

We are indebted to Patricia and Catriona for their incredible fundraising and energy year on year. If you would also like to support SENAC and help them reach or indeed exceed their target, please have a look at their fundraising page Patricia & Catriona where you can donate securely.

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SALSA for SENAC

Join us at the Pavillion Stormont for a night of fun and dancing to raise funds to support SENAC.

Friday 3rd February 2017 @ 7.30pm

Learn all the basics of salsa in a 2hr salsa dance taster class or just come along and enjoy the dancing. Everyone is welcome including beginners. The class will be led by top salsa teacher David Hynes.

Salsa demonstration and fun spot prizes.

Doors open 7,30pm and class starts at 8.00pm £10 per person or £18 per couple

Book Salsa tickets

The Pavilion at Stormont,
Upper Newtownards Road,
Belfast  BT4 3TA

 

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Vacancy – Children’s Advocate

Children’s Advocate

The Special Educational Needs Advice Centre (SENAC) wishes to appoint a Children’s Advocate to provide an independent advice and advocacy service for families of children with special educational needs and disability on the special educational needs system in Northern Ireland.

SENAC is a charity supporting over 800 children and young people and their families each year. SENAC provides independent advice, information and advocacy relating to the special educational needs system in Northern Ireland. SENAC is committed to promoting and safeguarding the rights of all children to equality of opportunity in their education.

Children’s Advocate:

2 year fixed term post                         32 hours per week

Salary: £24943 per annum in year 1.

THIS POST IS FUNDED BY BBC CHILDREN IN NEED

The Children’s Advocate will:

  • Provide an advice and advocacy service for families of children with special educational needs and disability on the special educational needs system in Northern Ireland
  • Advocate for children and young people with special educational needs and disability in relation to special educational needs provision

This post will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure check from Access NI

Applicants will be required to demonstrate how they will effectively meet the travel requirements of the post.

 

Closing date for return of completed application forms is Friday 27th Jan 2017 @2.00pm

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VACANCY – Tribunal Representative – Closed

SENAC wish to appoint a Tribunal Representative to provide independent advice, support and representation on SEN Appeals for families appealing to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (SENDIST).

Closing Date: Monday 7th November 2016, no later than 2.00pm.

 

 

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PEDAL ON NOEL

Noel Johnston has taken on the challenge of cycling from Belfast to Poland, he will travel 2000 km in 30 days. Noel is hoping to raise money for two charities – Hope 4 Jordan campaign and for SENAC

If you feel you would like to support either of these charities you can donate through Noelie’s GoFundMe page we would be very grateful for your support.

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Interested in joining our Management Committee?

SENAC has grown and developed since it was first set up in 2003. In the last year over 800 children and their parents received advice and advocacy from SENAC. Central to the Charity’s success and sustainability is a governance team with the necessary balance of skills and knowledge required to ensure the Charity meets its requirements as a charity, a company and an employer.

SENAC is seeking a Chair and Board members to join our current Board to continue to provide a high standard of governance to support the work of the Charity. If you feel you would have the relevant experience and skills that would be of value to the management committee we would be very pleased to hear from you.

Please click on Roles and Responsibilities for further details Roles & Responsibilities

 

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Thank you to our sponsors

We want to thank our generous sponsors for making our Golf @ Clandeboye event possible. Their financial support will help us to continue to provide independent advice on special education to families in Northern Ireland.

bps Group – Business protection http://www.bpsuk.co.uk/

Bull and Claw Donaghadee https://www.facebook.com/TheBullandClawDonaghadee/info/?tab=overview

EXSTO Fitness – http://www.exstofitness.com/

Genesis Advertising – http://wearegenesis.co.uk/

MMW Millar McCall Wylie – http://www.mmwlegal.com

mts Speers – http://www.mtsaccountants.com/

Open Fairways – http://www.openfairways.com/opencontent/?itemId=1

SD Management Services – support@sdman.com

 

 

 

 

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GOLF @ CLANDEBOYE

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Are you a golfer? Come and join us at Clandeboye Golf Course on Friday 29th April 2016. For only £40 per player spend the afternoon on a champion golf course followed by a 2 course meal. Join as an individual or sign up as a team. To register go to our Donate page Golf @ Clandeboye

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