Therapeutic Practitioner (Educational Psychologist)
We are St Helens Council
Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a modernising council which is passionate and ambitious for the children and families we support, our communities and our workforce. As part of our transformation journey, we continue to build on our progress and put children firmly at the centre of our care. We can only do this because of our highly valued, skilled, and supported workforce. St Helens council is on a mission to be a leading council for best practice and an employer of choice for individuals seeking a rewarding role and career.
Working as part of our Children’s Team at St Helen Council means you will enjoy a wide range of competitive salary and benefits, flexible working, and continuous development at all career stages. We are a strong, resilient Council, that respects and values the individuality and diversity that every employee brings We encourage applications from all sections of the community to enable us to represent the neighbourhoods in which we serve. You will report to and be supported by the Service Lead, with regular supervision and opportunities for training and development.
Making a difference at St Helens as a Therapeutic Practitioner
This dedicated service provides intensive support to children and families, as well as both residential and outreach support and we are looking for committed individuals who really want to make a difference. As an experienced Educational Psychologist, you will be part of an integrated team, providing consultation and direct therapeutic interventions for children, young people, and their families, to stabilise the children within the family environment. You will work alongside the allocated social worker and integrated team to provide consultation and interventions, which are identified as required for the children, young people, and their family.
If you are someone who really likes to make a difference and are keen to develop and take on the challenge then, you can read our full job description and person specification criteria documents for full information along with application submission information.
St Helens is a great place to work so why not see what our colleagues have to say and to discover our full range of in work benefits by visiting our Children’s micro site https://socialcarerecruitment.sthelens.gov.uk/
We understand that you may have some questions so if you would like to explore any aspect of the role in CWLA before applying your welcome to discuss this with us by submitting an expression of interest request to firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of the team will be in touch to discuss any questions you might have.
Thank you for your interest in working for Children’s Services at St Helens Council and we look forward to receiving your application.
This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure and Social Work England Registration.
This is a hybrid position with some home working; however, the post will require you to be based at our offices in St Helens and be able to attend the St Helens area regularly as part of your work.
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its clients and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership.
The council welcomes applications from the BAME community.