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Educational Psychologist
  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SC03517
  • Published: Fri 10/01/2020, 5:15 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/01/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Flexible Hours, Job-Share, Part Time
  • Hours: 36 hours/week
  • Salary: £40,949 - £55,040 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Southwark

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Educational Psychologist

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We currently have permanent and fixed term, full and part-time opportunities available for successful candidates.

The role

Southwark: Educational Psychologist

Soulbury Salary Scale A3-8 plus up to 3 SPA points and Inner London Allowance.

Permanent and fixed-term posts are available. Full-time, part-time and flexible working arrangements are on offer to successful candidates. Applications are invited from fully qualified EPs and TEPS completing in 2020 and 2021.

Southwark's Educational Psychology Service is committed to improving life chances. If appointed you will deliver evidence-informed, high quality psychological services to children, young people and families. You will work closely with schools, early years and further education settings, to ensure that interventions are delivered to high standards for maximum impact. You will share our commitment to integrated working and constant innovation.

You will be joining a supportive and friendly team that provides excellent opportunities for career and professional development. The team has strong links to a number of doctoral training courses and is engaged in dynamic and innovative practice at organisational, group and individual levels, including joint working with the Virtual School, opportunities to train in VIG, SCERTS, emotion coaching and dynamic assessment, a parent consultation service and delivery of ELSA training,

Southwark is a great place to live and work. Diverse and vibrant, it is home to The Shard, Tate Modern, Borough Market, Dulwich Picture Gallery and Tower Bridge, with excellent transport links including London Bridge and projects such as the redevelopment of Elephant and Castle delivering new homes, parks and leisure facilities.

The Requirements

We are looking for enthusiastic and collaborative educational psychologists with a background in applying psychology to meet the needs of vulnerable children and young people. This will have equipped you with strong skills in psychological consultation, assessment, intervention, research, team working and the delivery of training.

Good communication skills, knowledge of appropriate legislation, guidance and policies and the ability to balance an unpredictable workload will be essential. Southwark is renowned for its cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity and applicants are required to demonstrate competence in working within a diverse context.

For an informal discussion please contact the Principal Educational Psychologist (Hanna Hancock/Emma Pearl) on 020 7525 2650/2659

Recruitment timetable

Closing date: 27th January 2020

Shortlisting date: 29th January 2020

Interview date: 12th February


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