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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/08/2020.

Child Development Advisor

Job Reference: 040-ACS109-0620-A

Employer:
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Department:
Child and Family Psychology
Location:
St Cadoc's Hospital, Newport
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


THIS POST WAS PREVIOUSLY ADVERTISED AS 040-ACS109-0620

THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT UNTIL 31ST JULY 2022 DUE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Child and Family Psychology and Therapies Service

Post: Child development advisor – Proactive Positive Behaviour Support (PPBS) team

Grade: Band 5 secondment or temporary post until 31st July 2022

We are excited to offer an opportunity to apply for this Child Development Advisor post in a new intensive support team for children and young people with learning disabilities and/or a diagnosis of autism - the Proactive Positive Behavioural Support (PPBS) service. This is a new service, which has been developed to work proactively with a small number of children and young people presenting with severe and complex behaviours that challenge. The team will focus on addressing three key areas of basic need:

  1. Understanding behaviours that challenge as a communication of unmet need and supporting family and staff networks to work within a Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) framework and create clear and consistently implemented PBS plans
  2. Using an intensive approach to work with young people to build fundamental skills in communicating and interacting with the world
  3. Promoting Quality of Life and supporting young people to be an active part of their local community

Are you interested in any of the following?

  • Warm, supportive atmosphere
  • Clear links with your professional lead and a strong emphasis on professional identity
  • Passion for working with children and families and their context
  • Lively CPD activity
  • Regular peer review, support and supervision
  • Sense of fun and belonging
  • Highly valued service
  • Rich links with other agencies
  • Promote innovative thinking and creativity
  • Opportunities for joint working

These are some of the things we are proud of in our work. If you value these, give us a ring to discuss the possibilities for you joining us.

The department is based near Newport in South East Wales 15 miles from Cardiff, and offers a service to the boroughs of Monmouthshire, Newport, Caerphilly, Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent. Living in South East Wales offers the full range of lifestyle choice from the lively city life (Cardiff and Newport) to the mountains and rivers of the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains. We are ten minutes from the M4 with easy access to Bristol and Cardiff.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 24th August 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

We look forward to hearing from you. Please telephone Dr Liz Gregory or Dr Jennifer McElwee on 01633 436996 for further information.




Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

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