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Job: Flying Start Education Psychologist - Fixed Term Until 31st March 2023
Job Ref: RE-971
Job Scale: Soulbury Scale A2-7 (+3SPA)
Job Hours: 18.5 Hours
Location: Cwm Golau Integrated Children’s Centre Pentrebach/ Working from home
To assist in the delivery of Educational Psychology Services to early years children and their families in Flying Start areas. To provide psychological support and advice to Flying Start Pre-school providers.

To work in consultation with a range of early years professionals and families to develop intervention strategies that will enhance the quality of children's lives, learning and well-being. Under the supervision of the EP Service, this will involve direct assessment and interventions with children and young people, their families and involved professionals or more indirect work and consultation with other professionals and carer(s) in order to jointly devise interventions to bring about change.

To deliver interventions, including training under the guidance and supervision of the EPS and Early Years Services as needed. Professional supervision and CPD will be provided by the EPS, day to day operations will be guided by Early Years Services.

To actively promote all areas of the Flying Start programme to families within Merthyr Tydfil to increase awareness of the support available.

For further information please contact Sarah Ostler on 01685 727396 or email

Application forms can be completed online at and are to be returned no later than 30th August 2022.

With effect from 1st April 2021 Welsh Language Level 1 is an essential requirement for all new appointments to Corporate roles and you must be able to evidence this prior to starting work with the Authority.

For further information on how to complete this course please visit:

HR Administration, Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN.

Ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

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.
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