Relational Approach Co-ordinator

Salary: Leadership pay range £47,941 to £56,357 pro rata (L4 – L8 or equivalent)

Location: Home working with regular visits to schools/settings

Vacancy Hours: 0.6 FTE

Contract Type: Part-time fixed term 12-month post 

Start Date: January 25 or sooner if possible


Are you a passionate professional with a deep commitment to improving the Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) outcomes for students? The Hambleton & Richmondshire Locality Board is seeking a dynamic Relational Approach Co-ordinator for a one-year secondment (potentially extending to two years). In this innovative role, you'll collaborate with North Yorkshire Council’s SEND & Inclusion Officer to support schools in implementing and enhancing relational approaches for students with SEMH needs.


Your responsibilities will include conducting SEMH audits, developing action plans, and fostering peer-to-peer support networks among schools. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in SEND practices, leadership experience, and a solution-focused mindset. Join us in this pivotal role to make a tangible difference in the lives of young people and contribute to a strategic vision for exceptional SEMH provision. Apply now to become a part of our dedicated team working towards inclusive and high-quality education for all!  Please note that this role will be funded by H&R Locality Board and the successful candidate will be employed by the Dales MAT.


Please don’t attach CV’s as we will be shortlisting from your applications. Please complete the application form.


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Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post. 


Key Dates:

Closing Date: 1st July 2024


If you do not receive an offer of an interview by 5th July 2024 then we regret your application will have been unsuccessful on this occasion, but we wish you every success in your future career.


Key Documents:

Job Description & Person Specification


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Relational Approach Co-ordinator
Location: Hambleton and Richmondshire
Salary: £47,941 - £56,357 per annum, pro rata