Strategy

Through our years of experience, we have developed the following strategy to guide Sen Talk over the coming years. On this page you will find our mission as an organisation and our strategy in achieving our goals.

Mission:

By 2025 Sen Talk will be recognised as a leading organisation in Special Educational Needs in the United Kingdom, paving the way for full participation and equality of opportunity in society for people children and young people with SEND.

Values:

Sen Talk strives to provide a service designed with the following purposes and values at the core.

Empowerment

Empowering children and young people to better understand themselves and supporting the family unit to navigate the SEND system and advocate through our person-centred provision.

Sustainability

Focussed on long-lasting change in society at-large through work dedicated to the continued reduction in adverse psychological, social, political, economic, and health outcomes for families with SEND in the UK.

Equality

Accompanying vulnerable individuals with SEND and their families on their journey to well-being in a way that is approached, defined, and delivered according to their ongoing needs and thus, community-oriented, and person-centred each step of the way.

Co-Production

Working in partnership with stakeholders and partners to challenging discrimination and promote equality of opportunity through inclusion that values neurodiversity.

Stakeholders and Partners:

What you should expect as a Service User or partner of Sen Talk.

Service Users

Highly trained and experienced professionals

A safe space for peers to connect and access provision and support

Aid for the successful navigation of SEND services

Improved confidence, feelings of belonging, and well-being

An experience-based team and service model

Valued service-user voices that shapes service delivery

 

Partners

A professional ethos and organisational character

Proven track record of success and reputable outcomes

Co-production and transparency of referral and service delivery

Highly trained and experienced professionals

An experience-based team and service model

Service dedicated to the Social Model of Disability

Key Themes:

Sen Talk strives to provide a service designed with the following purposes and values at the core.

Better Partnership Working

  • Stronger links and opportunity for community voice to be heard
  • A co-produced robust service model that reflects the emerging and on-going needs of service users
  • Development of forums for cohort specific steering group

Increased Co-production

  • Connectedness across community and voluntary sector services
  • Effective market research – understanding what is needed and why?
  • Development of forums for cohort specific steering group

Sustainable Approach

  • Excellent planning and delivery that provide the infrastructure for short term and long-term goals to be achieved
  • Fair fee- structure that places value on services.

Stronger Innovation & Resilience

  • Providing excellent resources and products
  • Robust Training packages that offer regular CPD opportunities for service users
  • Strong digital presence and innovation improving accessibility

Stronger planning and impact recording

  • Delivering excellent person-centred projects
  • Seamless Monitoring and Evaluation framework that allows for realistic goals to be achieved.

Strategic Enablers

What you should expect as a Service User or partner of Sen Talk.

Improving our effectiveness

Build strategic partnerships that add significant value

Provide first-class facilities

Improve core systems and processes

Manage organisational performance

Enhance presence in the marketplace

 

Financial accountability

Manage resources to deliver strategic priorities

Grow income generation and fundraising pipeline

Cost services appropriately

 

Valuing and developing all our staff

Ensure effective communication and ownership of values and strategy at all levels

Manage performance and support the development of all staff

Develop leadership skills in a wider range of staff