School Based Neurodevelopmental Practitioner

Key details

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Duration of employment

Part-time

Job location

Eikon Offices, New Haw, Surrey

Working hours

18 month contract (2 roles available) 28 hours per week, spread across 5 days

FTE salary

£20,906.67 to £22,773.33 (FTE £28,000 - £30,500)

Position title

School Based Neurodevelopmental Practitioner

Reports to

Service Delivery Manager (Schools and Communities)

Job benefits

We offer a range of benefits to employees including:
  • 5 weeks holiday a year plus Bank Holidays, expectation that holiday will be taken in school holidays
  • Sick pay
  • Safeguarding training
  • Pension scheme – run by Aviva
  • Flexible working where role allows
  • Employee Assistance Programme

About The Eikon Charity

The Eikon Charity is one of Surrey’s leading charities supporting children and young people. We listen, we talk, and we help young people with the skills they need to live their best life. And we work with families and professionals to make sure everyone gets the support they need.

We are looking for people with passion and expertise to join us in continuing to be a leading provider of early intervention in Surrey.

The Eikon Charity is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and aims to provide a working environment that is free from unfair discrimination and will enable employees and volunteers to fulfil their personal potential.

Job description

Role

This role is to deliver a co designed menu of support, in collaboration with The National Autistic Society, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust, and Barnardo’s. The practitioner will provide impactful, school-based support to parents and carers of children and young people, and offer consultancy, professional training and advice to school staff, school-based needs teams and system wide partners. The aim is to improve the knowledge and confidence of those supporting children, young people and their families with additional and potentially neurodivergent needs, at an early stage.

The role will predominantly involve working within the organisations focus areas within Surrey (Waverley, Surrey Heath and Runnymede), but at times will require travel across Surrey, so access to a car is essential.

Responsibilities

  • To actively encourage and facilitate collaborative ways of working with all stakeholders.
  • To be proactive in terms of outreach to enable all parents to access the service, especially those families who may be deemed as hard to reach.
  • To be able to manage own diary and ensure effective use of time across the variety of tasks within the role.
  • To be responsible for contacting and arranging all consultations and training sessions, carrying out corresponding administrative tasks with all stakeholders
  • To work collaboratively with schools and to support them in identifying training needs.
  • Providing case-based consultations to schools and professionals within Cluster teams.
  • To attend fortnightly cluster meetings.
  • Where possible, to involve children, young people and their parents/carers in the co-production of programmes, activities and services.
  • To deliver a place-based programme of support to parents and carers in schools, within the clusters in which you are based.
  • To achieve contractual targets and use agreed systems for outcomes and reporting.
  • Adhere to school and organisation safeguarding processes.
  • To deliver online and in person training to partnership colleagues.
  • To contribute to the creation and maintenance of a database system within the cluster teams in which you are based.
  • To record and collect data with various tools and use this to evaluate the effectiveness of services.
  • To keep accurate records of individual engagement, evidence of change and celebrate progress with children and young people.
  • To provide, record and report the appropriate data to ensure support programmes can be accurately monitored and evaluated.
  • To provide written case studies as evidence of the effectiveness of individual interventions.
  • To work as part of a team and attend team meetings, training events and participate fully in one to one, peer and group supervision.
  • To work co-operatively and under the management of The Eikon Charity staff to ensure the highest quality of delivery and support.
  • To work within Eikon’s internal policies, safeguarding and data protection regulations
  • To assist with the development and progression of the service by adhering to all communication requests and assisting with peer progression development when requested through case supervision.
  • To be responsible for equipment/resources linked to service delivery.
  • To promote, monitor and maintain health safety and security in the working environment

How to apply

Eikon is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process.

An offer of employment will be subject to an approved Enhanced DBS and Barring Disclosure.

The Eikon Charity is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and aims to provide a working environment which is free from unfair discrimination and will enable employees and volunteers to fulfil their personal potential.

Applications

As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, we do not accept CVs.

If you are interested in applying for the role, please download the details (which includes the application form) using the button below and submit your information using the Apply now button.

If you have any questions, please contact recruitment@eikon.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 23 June 2024 

We are scheduling interviews for 1 July 2024 

We do not provide feedback on applications.

We are happy to provide feedback to unsuccessful candidates who attended an interview upon request.

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