Interim PT Educational Psychologist x2 – CYPS

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Interim PT Educational Psychologist x2 - CYPS
Interim Position

Rotherham RQ426511

Posted: 11th June 2021 05:48
  • Pay Rate:

    £441.41 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    15 – days/working hours tbc

  • This opening assignment is for 3-4 months


    S60 1AE

What's involved with this role:

Enhanced DBS disclosure required

HCPC registered

Support Rotherham Educational Psychology Service, with children and young people up to 25 years through statutory or centrally prioritised work on behalf of the local authority.

Providing consultation, assessments and reports including statutory reports as part of the Education Health and Care Plan assessment process.

You will be responsible for promoting and following the HCPC psychologist standards, using joint problem solving approaches to identify, assess, plan, do and review to meet the needs of vulnerable children.


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application.

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.

“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. Qualifications:
    1. Level 7 qualification in Educational Psychology e.g. Post Graduate Certificates and Diplomas with extensive experience in the relevant specialist area and other related areas of work, or a wider range of areas - OR -
    2. Qualified Educational Psychologist with Health and Care Professions Council registration
    3. A first degree in psychology or an equivalent qualification recognised by the British Psychological Society as conferring the Graduate Basis for Membership
  6. Knowledge:
    1. Knowledge of the statutory framework which guides the work of educational psychologists e.g. safeguarding and ethical standards.
    2. Knowledge of current psychological theory and research in relation to Education Psychology.
    3. Knowledge of a wide variety of assessment techniques, with the ability to review the needs of children and young people with SEN.
  7. Experience:
    1. Experience of providing specialist recommendations and provision for the needs of children and young people with SEN.
    2. Experience of building effective working relationships with multiple partners, agencies, parents and stakeholders in respect to providing educational services to children and young people.
  8. Skills & Abilities:
    1. Ability to plan, prioritise & manage a complex workload effectively within prescribed time-scales.
    2. Ability to communicate complex information effectively both in writing and verbally
  9. ICT Skills: Able to use a range of computer applications and ICT e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, internet and e-mail

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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If you would prefer to send a CV straight to us rather than by way of an on-line application, you are very welcome to do so via [email protected] but please quote both the job reference and job title exactly as they appear below:

Job Ref: Rotherham RQ426511
Interim PT Educational Psychologist x2 - CYPS
Client Category: Local Authority

Anticipated Length of Assignment: Unless otherwise stated (we do carry the occasional permanent vacancy) all of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent.

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