- Pay Rate:
up to £333 per day PAYE depending on experience (tbc)
- Hours per Week:
35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours
This opening assignment is for 8-9 months
Associate Educational Psychologist
Reference no: Northumberland 8324912132154
Pay rate up to £333 per day PAYE depending on experience (tbc)
Enhanced DBS disclosure required
The role can be fully remote but local or those who can travel to site are preferred
To provide the LA with Psychological Advice for Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments
- To respond within the set timescales to requests from commissioners of our service as required for both statutory and non-statutory assessments of special educational needs for children and young people.
- Specifically, to provide robust, high quality and comprehensive assessments of children and young people, with a view to identifying and assessing the child’s special educational and developmental needs and advising suitable and effective provision, cognizant of educational, family and community contexts. In addition, to constructively inform, engage and empower children and young people, school staff, parents and other relevant parties about appropriate plans of action.
- To provide relevant and constructive advice to assist the Local Authority to respond to requests for statutory assessments within statutory time periods, including parental requests and Health Authority notifications to the Local Authority that a child may have special educational needs.
- To provide, upon request from Local Authorities, psychological reports towards statutory reassessments, annual reviews and transition reviews for children and young people resident.
- To liaise with other educational psychologists who may be working to support the coherent delivery of early intervention and prevention services for vulnerable families, children and young people
“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:
- Degree in psychology or equivalent, providing Graduate basis for registration with the British Psychological Society
- Detailed understanding and awareness of relevant SEN legislation
- Experience of working with children and young people with SEN/Disability, and detailed knowledge of research informed interventions and approaches that prevent and meet SEN
- Recent, relevant in-service professional development
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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.
Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.
Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:
- Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
- Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
- Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
- Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
- Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.
Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:
- Any local authority/public sector experience
- Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.
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Associate Educational Psychologist
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