MANYLION
  • Oriau: Full time
  • Cytundeb: Cyfnod penodol
  • Math o gyflog: Annual
  • Salary Range: £35,000.00 - £40,000.00
  • Iaith: Saesneg

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Assistant Educational Psychologist

Cyngor Sir Benfro
Job Description

Assistant Educational Psychologist - 2 year fixed term contract

Salary (£35,228 - £39,341) Soulbury Scale Assistant Educational Psychologist 2-5

We seek to appoint an Assistant Educational Psychologist for a 2 year fixed term contract to commence in September 2024 - August 2026.

Pembrokeshire is one of Britain's special places, combining some of the most spectacular coastal scenery with a unique cultural heritage. Nearly a third of the county is in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park - the only coastal national park in the country and its numerous beaches are renowned as being amongst the finest anywhere. This all makes it a particularly attractive and satisfying area in which to live and work.

The Pembrokeshire Educational Psychology team is concerned with the development, learning, achievement and wellbeing of children and young people. Members of the team work with young people, staff of pre-school settings and schools, and with parents/carers and professional colleagues to try to bring about positive change for children and young people.

We are part of the Inclusion Service working closely with advisory teachers, behaviour support, ASD outreach, the children's disabilities team and colleagues from social care and health to improve outcomes for children and young people across Pembrokeshire.

As an assistant educational psychologist you would be working alongside experienced educational psychologists. Your role would be to support the educational psychologists in their day to day activities and undertake specific tasks under their direction and supervision.

We are an innovative team looking at new ways of working and are committed to developing our service particularly in light of the new statutory reform and wellbeing agenda. We would envisage that the assistant educational psychologist would be closely involved in coordinating and facilitating partnership working and building workforce capacity with a specific focus on Emotionally Based School Avoidance.

This is an exciting opportunity that would enable the post holder to acquire a range of skills and experience in preparation for professional training as an Educational Psychologist.

We would welcome expressions of interest from psychology graduates with relevant experiences within educational settings, particularly those interested in pursuing a career in educational psychology.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Lorraine Silver (Principal Educational Psychologist) on 01437 776042 lorraine.silver@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

Employment Checks

This post is subject to a DBS disclosure check.

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Safeguarding

Safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk is a high priority for Pembrokeshire County Council. We aim to support vulnerable children and adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We are committed to ensuring their safety and will take action to safeguard their well-being. The Council's Corporate Safeguarding Policy provides a framework for every member of staff and Service within the Council, setting out responsibilities in relation to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk as well as the methods by which the Council will be assured that it is fulfilling its duties.

This policy applies to all Council employees and workforce, councillors, volunteers and also service providers that are commissioned by the Council. Safeguarding is everyone's business whether they work for, or on behalf of, the Council.

Support & Additional Info
  • Please contact the Recruitment Team as early as possible if you're unable to apply online or require support by emailing recruit@pembrokeshire.gov.uk .
  • Local Government Employees on National Joint Council (NJC) terms are subject to national pay bargaining; all salaries currently stated in our adverts are as 01/04/2023.
  • Please note, we have a legal obligation to consider employees for suitable alternative employment if their posts are at risk; therefore prior consideration will be given to existing employees who meet the person specification and are registered on our redeployment pool.

Welsh language skills are desirable. Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.