Interim Educational Psychologist

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Interim Educational Psychologist
Interim Position

South Gloucestershire RQ628813

Posted: 2nd August 2022 15:22
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  • Pay Rate:

    £500 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37, Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This assignment is for 3 months until further notice

  • Bristol,

    BS37 5AF

What's involved with this role:

Interim Educational Psychologist

Reference no: South Gloucestershire RQ628813

An experienced Educational Psychologist is required to provide the LA with Psychological Advice for Education, Health, and Care Needs Assessments.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with individual children, teachers and other adults in schools, families and other local authority officers and partner agencies to contribute to the best outcomes for the children and young people in the area.
  • Support schools to deliver the graduated approach for children, young people and young adults aged 0-25, who may have Special Educational Needs, through systemic work, casework, delivering training and with knowledge of evidence informed interventions.
  • Support others about whom there may be a concern as outlined in the Code of Practice 2014.
  • Carry out psychological assessments as part of the Education, Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


  • A degree in Psychology or recognised equivalent, which entitles the holder to graduate membership of the British Psychological Society and HPC.


  • Experience gained through previous/current employment as an EP role.
  • Experience of working with professionals from other agencies.
  • An in-depth knowledge of the statutory framework which guides the work of educational psychologists.

Skills/Technical skills:

  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to enthuse and motivate others and develop effective partnerships. Positive approach to people and situations and an ability to develop enthusiasm, resilience, and optimism in others.
  • Able to work with teachers and other practitioners to support the development of children and young people.
  • Able to work with schools and other settings on projects involving groups of children and on policies impacting upon whole institutions.
  • Good communication skills, both in writing and orally, to professional colleagues and to others with clarity and sensitivity.
  • Able to assess the abilities and achievements of children and young people by means of a range of measures including specific assessment tools.


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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. 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:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Interim Educational Psychologist
Client Category: Local Authority

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Interim Educational Psychologist
Client Category: Local Authority

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