Senior Educational Psychologist - Part Time
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Sand Martin House
£52440 - £58210, plus up to 3 SPA points £61945 – 0.6 FTE
Peterborough City Council are delighted to be offering this exciting opportunity for a part-time Senior Educational Psychologist (EP) to join our friendly and dynamic Educational Psychology Service (EPS) in Peterborough City Council.
SENIOR EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST (22.2 hours per week) permanent
Soulbury Pay Scale B 3 – 7, plus up to 3 SPA points
(£52440 - £58210, plus up to 3 SPA points £61945 – 0.6 FTE)
We are seeking an experienced Educational Psychologist to work collaboratively as part of the senior leadership team to develop and support service delivery, strategic planning and LA initiatives, as well as providing supervision for Educational Psychologists, Psychology Assistants and Trainee Educational Psychologists.
The successful candidate will have at least three years’ experience as a qualified Educational Psychologist and registered with the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC).
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.
We particularly welcome all people regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexuality or disability.
For an informal discussion or further information please contact
Alison Tolson (PEP) Alison.email@example.com
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 Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.