Educational Psychologist (0.6 FTE)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
06/01/2023
Advert End Date:
05/02/2023 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House
Salary:
£42,811 – £52440, plus up to 3 SPA points £57554 pro rata
Weekly Hours:
22.2
Vacancy ID:
105135
Closing date:
5 Feb
Further Information

We are delighted to be offering this exciting opportunity for a part-time Educational Psychologist (EP) to join our friendly and dynamic Educational Psychology Service (EPS) in Peterborough City Council.

EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST (22.2 hours per week) permanent

Soulbury Salary Scale A 3-8, plus up to 3 SPA points

(£42,811 – £52440, plus up to 3 SPA points £57554 – 0.6 FTE)

We are looking for a qualified Educational Psychologist who is registered with the HCPC. Applications from candidates undergoing doctoral training are welcomed.

Both roles are subject to the DBS Additional Job Application Data document available online.

About our service

The EPS is a dedicated and caring team that is well regarded within the Local Authority (LA)
and other stakeholders. We have an established consultation model of service delivery that
values the application of psychology, innovative practice and professional integrity. We
place emphasis on the importance of professional judgement and are using a wide range
of tools and approaches for different levels of work. The service is well placed within the
SEN and Inclusion Service to play a key role within the LA.

We maintain strong links with universities which help us to keep a skilled and well informed
workforce of experienced EPs, Trainees and Psychology Assistants.

The EPS is established in delivering a traded service for all non-statutory work and offers
centralised traded training with exciting opportunities to develop expertise.

The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Peterborough EPS provides regular opportunities for continuous professional development
to promote up-to-date professional practice of a high standard.

The EPS supports agile working through full IT provision and modern office
accommodation.

We promote open access to Educational Psychology through telephone support and
bookable community consultations for parents/carers and young people.

Peterborough is a vibrant city which has good rail links to London (only 45 minutes) and
other major cities.

You will be:

Able to embrace our consultation service delivery model and contribute positively in
building and shaping high quality service bringing a new dimension to the service that we
will nurture and develop further.

An effective communicator, have sound knowledge about current practice in Educational
psychology and legislation concerning special educational needs and is competent in the delivery of training to a wide range of audiences.

Able to support schools to deliver the graduated approach for children, young people and
young adults aged 0-25, who may have Special Educational Needs and others about whom
there may be a concern as outlined in the Code of Practice 2014.

For an informal discussion or further information please contact Alison Tolson (PEP) Alison.tolson@peterborough.gov.uk

This is a rolling advert and applications will be reviewed frequently, so please don't wait for the closing date to apply. We promise that candidates will be progressed shortly after their application is received. So please don't hesitate, we want to speak to you today.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire/Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve?