2 x Assistant Psychologists - Emotional Wellbeing Coordinator - Full-time - Temporary

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/06/2018 23:59
£20,541 - £23,111
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Your normal place of work will be Education Development Centre, Spennymoor. However; you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.
Post Number:
CYPS/18/192 - MWFV3491&3492
Closing date:
18 Jun
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Services

Vacancy Reference: CYPS/18/192

2 x Assistant Psychologists - Emotional Wellbeing Coordinator

Emotional Wellbeing and Effective Learning Service

2 x Full time posts - 37 hours per week – Temporary until 31st August 2020
Salary: Grade 6 £20,541 - £23,111

Your normal place of work will be Education Development Centre, Spennymoor. However, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.

These are key posts within the Emotional Wellbeing and Effective Learning (EWEL) Team, which is part of the Educational Psychology Service. The role of this multi-disciplinary team is to improve the wellbeing, achievement and resilience of socially and emotionally vulnerable young people; and to support schools to develop their capacity to effectively meet the needs of vulnerable learners.

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary service and will support work across the team; which includes Educational Psychologists, Advisory and Inclusion Teachers, Counsellors, and other specialist support staff. The team provide:

• Assessment, screening and consultation in relation to the social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs of children within school contexts
• Advice and consultation on how SEMH needs impact on learning and inclusion
• Intervention at individual, group and whole class levels; and school development support
• Training and network support for a range of evidence based programmes
• Research and development support aimed at developing evidence based practice

This is a 2 year post, and is an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in training as an applied psychologist. It is essential for candidates to have had experience of working with children and young people within an educational, or other relevant context; specifically working to support their emotional wellbeing. Experience of undertaking research and evaluation is also a key requirement for the role.

Candidates should have a Psychology degree (2:1 or 1st), and be eligible for graduate member status of the British Psychological Society. They should have an energy and enthusiasm for the application of psychology in education.

The successful candidates will require transport to fulfil their duties.

The successful applicants for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

As part of the team there are considerable opportunities to develop your own practice, and to become involved in a range of initiatives. There will be a planned induction arrangement that can be tailored to your interests and needs.

Please refer to the detailed job description and advert for further details regarding the posts.

Please note the posts are not open to job share.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Friday 6th July 2018.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.