Achieving for Children is an award-winning social enterprise created by Kingston and Richmond Councils in 2014, expanding into the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead in 2017. We are responsible for delivering the entirety of children’s services in all three local authorities.
Achieving for Children has been up and running for four years, and in that time we have established a reputation as one of the leading children’s services providers in the country. We are one of the Department for Education’s eight ‘Partners in Practice’, tasked with leading improvement across the sector.
As an Assistant Psychologist for Achieving for Children, you will be responsible for:
- Working within the remit of the Inclusion and Pupil Support Service, Children & Young People Disability Service and the wider Children’s Services objectives.
- Support the work of the Assessment Coordinators to produce high quality Education, Health and Care Plans.
- Support the Educational Psychology, Wellbeing and Behaviour Support Teams through working with a range of schools and other agencies/services under direct supervision of the Educational Psychologists.
- Support the Early Years SEND project with supervision from Senior Practitioner Educational Psychologists.
- Support for schools that purchase ½ or 1 day per week of Assistant Psychologist time with supervision from the link EP. This enables Assistant Psychologists to work closely with staff and students to embed interventions and advice arising from EP involvement.
- Support initiatives to promote the wellbeing and special educational needs of children through early intervention and school development work and analysis of data.
- Support the planning and delivery of training.
- Support initiatives to promote the wellbeing of children through early intervention and school development work.
- Undertake small scale research and projects including analysis of data.
In return, we will offer you high quality support and development opportunities. If you would like to find out more about this exciting role, please contact Frances Lee on 01628 796688 for an informal discussion
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. Successful candidates will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check.
Closing date: 14 July 2019
Interviews: 23 July 2019