Interim PT Educational Psychologist – Children’s Services

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Interim PT Educational Psychologist – Children's Services
KENSINGTON, London
Interim Position

K&C 5193967

Posted: 3rd August 2022 08:06
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  • Pay Rate:

    £26.59 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • KENSINGTON, London,

    W8 7NX

What's involved with this role:

Interim PT Educational Psychologist – Children's Services

Reference no: K&C 5193967

Enhanced DBS disclosure required

HCPC registered

To promote the achievement and well being of children and young people by providing a service of consultation, assessment, advice, planning and development work to schools, early years settings and to other professionals

To offer parents support and guidance in understanding and meeting the needs of their children so as to promote their achievement and wellbeing.

  • To provide a service of consultation, assessment, advice, planning and development work to a patch of schools
  • To provide a service of consultation, assessment, advice, and planning to early years settings and the parents and carers of children attending them as required
  • To provide advice to the local authority, including statutory psychological advice as required by the SEN legislation and Code of Practice.
  • To contribute to a programme of CPD and other work to develop the capacity of schools to promote the achievement and wellbeing of children and young people provided by the Educational Psychology Service
  • All staff are expected to carry out their job in compliance with the Councils Constitution. This means being familiar with the policies and procedures relevant to the job and asking for information and advice if you are unsure of the correct course of action. The Council’s Constitution is published on the Internet.
  • To develop expertise in a specialist area of educational psychology .

 

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

  1. Qualifications: Postgraduate training in educational psychology conferring entitlement to registration as a practitioner psychologist by the Health and Care Professions Council
  2. Knowledge & Experience:
  3. Successful experience working with children or young people
  4. Knowledge of the educational context and relevant legislation, including the SEN legislation and Code of Practice and the disability legislation.
  5. Understanding of the context and framework of work in local authorities
  6. Responsiveness to the needs of commissioners and stakeholders in developing service provision
  7. Knowledge of a wide range of relevant psychological theory and practice to promote the achievement and well-being of children and young people
  8. Successful work with children
  9. ICT Skills: IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite)

 

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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. 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.
  5. 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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Job Ref: K&C 5193967
Interim PT Educational Psychologist – Children's Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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Interim PT Educational Psychologist – Children's Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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