Educational Psychologist
  • Employer: Achieving for Children (RBWM)
  • Reference: AFC000141-2109
  • Published: Fri 20/08/2021, 13:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 26/09/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week • Part time is negotiable
  • Salary: £43,558 – £55,739 pa, (inclusive of three SPA points)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Achieving for Children, Windsor & Maidenhead, Berkshire

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Educational Psychologist

There has never been a better time to join Achieving For Children (AFC). We are full of opportunities for development and improvement. We are looking for enthusiastic and committed educational psychologists who have the passion and the drive to make a positive difference to children and young people’s lives. If you are a qualified educational psychologist or if you are in your final year of doctorate educational psychology training on track for HCPC registration in September 2022, please get in touch! 

We are looking to appoint a skilful and creative educational psychologist to our highly valued service of psychologists (including trainees and assistant psychologists), working within the Psychology and Wellbeing Services which include therapists and wellbeing practitioners. 

The successful applicant will provide the link for a small patch of schools across the borough, enabling a broad variety of work. They will support ELSA training and supervision and use psychology creatively and ensuring children’s outcomes are always the central focus. There will also be opportunities for co-working with the Wellbeing team and other Early Help teams, to develop approaches that build resilience and improve the emotional wellbeing of our children/young people and their families. 

The Educational Psychology Service has a highly successful track record of year on year demand for a range of services, from both schools and other agencies. By joining us you have the opportunity to be a part of developing creative solutions, training and interventions. We have direct links and partnerships with a number of universities and are keen to promote innovative projects, including research developments, placement supervision of trainees and to follow up specialist interests. 

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Frances Lee, Principal Educational Psychologist, on 07783 656931 or Jane McFadyen, Senior Educational Psychologists, on 07768 237227 or email: edpsych@achievingforchildren.org.uk 

Start dates 

Achieving for Children have Fixed Start Dates, candidates are advised to prepare for this should a job offer be accepted to ensure eligible continuous service is not affected. 

Achieving for Children is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check. 

Closing date: 26 September 2021

Interviews: TBC

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