Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 18 April 2021
Interview date: Thursday 13 May 2021
For an informal discussion, please contact Andrew Puddiford - Deputy Principal Educational Psychologist on 07825 452 523.
About the role
Are you highly motivated to raise the profile of Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing (MHEW) in schools and colleges? Are you an experienced professional with a background in MHEW and a desire to improve outcomes for children and young people with MHEW needs?
This is an exciting opportunity to join our developing team of Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Advisers. This role, in the Inclusion Special Educational Needs and Disability (ISEND) Service, will work alongside the other MHEW Adviser to support key staff across schools and colleges in undertaking their responsibilities for supporting universal emotional wellbeing needs as well as pupils with additional needs in this area. A key focus will be in broadening capacity in local schools and colleges through staff development and sharing of best practice.
This role, while countywide, could be based in one of our offices in Hastings, Eastbourne or Lewes. If you believe you have the interpersonal skills, knowledge and ability to collaborate effectively with key stakeholders, in order to support schools and colleges and all of those who work in them across East Sussex, we want to hear from you.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.