• Location: Merthyr Tydfil,
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract:
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £0.00 - £10,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 08 May, 2024 12:00 AM
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Seicolegydd Addysg / Educational Psychologist

Seicolegydd Addysg / Educational Psychologist

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Soulbury Educational Psychologist Scale A point 2-7 (£44,474- £54,609 per annum pro rata) +3 possible SPAs
3.7 hours = (0.10%) = £4,447.40 - £5,460.90

To assist in the delivery of Educational Psychology Services to children in our Welsh-medium schools and their families. To provide psychological support and advice to preschool and school settings through the medium of Welsh.

To use psychology to assist Merthyr Tydfil Local Authority in meeting the needs of children and young people and fulfilling the LA's statutory obligations.

To assist in the identification of strengths and difficulties of children and young people who have Additional Learning Needs (ALN) within the County Borough. To advise appropriate provision to meet their ALN.

To take a lead role in assisting schools, teachers, parents and other partner agencies with regards to ALN reform.

To deliver interventions, including therapeutic work and training as needed.

To assist in research that enables the progressions of positive, evidence-based practice at all levels within the LA.

Professional supervision and CPD will be provided by the EPS.

For further information please contact Bronwen Parry on 01685 725000.

All new applicants are required to complete a 10 hour online Welsh Work Course. You will need to complete parts 1 and 2 of the course and must be able to evidence this prior to starting work with the Authority. For further information on how to complete this course please visit:

You will be required to provide evidence of all qualifications specified as essential

Application forms can be completed online at
If you do not have access to the internet, application forms can be obtained by telephoning 01685 725000 and are to be returned no later than 08.05.2024 to HR Administration, Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN.
We reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the closing date.

Ability to speak Welsh is essential.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council encourages applications from Welsh speakers. Application forms may be submitted in Welsh and any applications completed in Welsh will not be treated any less favourably than those submitted in English.

If you are successfully shortlisted for interview please contact to let us know if you would like your interview to be conducted through the medium of Welsh.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is committed to protecting and safeguarding the most vulnerable people in our community. Rigorous pre-employment checks are undertaken for all appointments as part of our recruitment and selection process.

All employees are required to comply with their individual and organisational responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, the Information Security Policy and relevant supporting operational policies. Any matters of a confidential nature must not be disclosed or passed to any unauthorised persons or third party under any circumstance either during or after employment except in the proper course of your employment or as required by law, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council or both. Any breach of confidentiality may lead to disciplinary action.

We value diversity in our workforce and consider ourselves to be an Employer of Choice, committed to promoting and integrating equality of opportunity into all aspects of our work. We welcome applications from everyone and encourage applicants from all groups and backgrounds to apply and join us at Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. We are strongly committed to eradicating discrimination in the workplace and ensure that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, disability, sex, race, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, religion or belief, gender identity and expression, and pregnancy and maternity.