Screening Advisor – Behavioural and Emotional Health Team

19 January 2023
£21,968 / year

Job Description

Fixed term 6 months contract

The starting salary is £21,968 (Level One) rising to £22,777 (Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time workers).

About the employer:

Nottingham City Council is known for inclusivity and innovation, and we are continually working around the clock to deliver services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors. Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.

About the role:

The Behavioural and Emotional Health (BEH) team provides interventions for children and young people aged 0-18 (or up to 24yrs with a disability) and their families/carers, where children and young people present with behaviour / conduct which is indicative of ASD and or ADHD or post diagnostic support.

The post holder will be an integral part of a small specialist and fast paced team, where every day is different and therefore there are exciting opportunities to grow as a professional and also contribute to the teams transformation.

The post holder will work alongside the dedicated SPA (Single Point of Access) Team in Nottingham City provide initial screening of referrals against the BEH criteria.

The post holder will receive and manage electronic and telephone referrals and queries from parents/carers and professionals.   


  • A basic knowledge of Child Development, including ASD / ADHD and the associated / presenting behaviours.
  • Ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with children and adults, building good working relationships with families and over-come barriers.  
  • Experience of processing personal and sensitive data in line with GDPR and Information Compliance policy. 

For informal enquiries please contact Rachel Deane, BEH Team Manager:-Tel: 07507845540

Employee benefits:

We will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!