Specialist Practitioner – Behavioural and Emotional Health team

30 March 2023
£32,020 / year

Job Description

Fixed Term to the 31st March 2025.
The starting salary is £32,020 (level 1) rising to £33,820 (level 2) on first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time) Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions Information which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working.

The Behavioural and Emotional Health Team provide initial assessment and specialist interventions for children and young people presenting with behaviours indicative of neurodevelopmental disorder. Nottingham City Council has been awarded the contract to deliver this service by the ICB until the 31st March 2025, at which point the contract will be reviewed. We are looking for two full time and one part time Specialist Practitioners to join our team, to work with children and young people who present with behaviours indicative of ASD or ADHD or have a diagnosis of a neurodevelopmental condition.

The post holder will complete initial assessments and agree a care plan appropriate for each child. Through evidence based interventions, the post holder will provide young people and their family with specialist tools and support to understand, manage and modify behaviours that impact on the child, young person and their family.


  • Specialist knowledge of child development, brain development and neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Ability to manage allocated cases, assess risks, develop care plans and deliver evidence based interventions
  • Ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with children, young people and their family, building professional relationships and overcoming barriers to engagement.

For informal enquiries please contact Rachel Deane, Tel: 07507845540 Email: Rachel.Deane@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) (English Language Requirement for public sector workers) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English, as detailed in the job description and person specification, is an essential requirement for the role