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Vacancy Details

Educational Psychologist

Employer:
Newham Council
Salary:
£40,764 to £48,211 (EP’s Soulbury scale 4 - 8)
Location:
Newham Council
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours. As per the needs of the department.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
17/10/2018 at 17:00 PM
Reference:
LBN/18/76355
Newham Council

London Borough Newham

Main Grade Educational Psychologist x 4

Salary:

In the range of £40,764 to £48,211 (EP’s Soulbury scale 4 - 8)

(Depending on experience and subject to negotiation)

 We are proud of our inclusive ethos and determined to ensure that we continue to meet the needs of all children and young people with SEND. To support our work within the context of our Inclusion Strategy, we are seeking to appoint main grade Educational Psychologists.   We are looking for applicants with enthusiasm and drive and commitment  to promoting the wellbeing and inclusion of all children and young people with targeted intervention and services delivered to the highest standards. 

 Newham is a diverse community and as such offers many opportunities and challenges in a rewarding environment. The Educational Psychology Service provides the statutory work in support of EHC plans and also offers a traded service to pre-school settings, schools and colleges. There are opportunities within this role to further develop the contribution that the EPs makes to our children and young people, schools and settings.

 A high priority is given to induction, supervision, reflective practice and continuous professional development and to maintaining a high level of professional skill.

 Newham’s Educational Psychology Service is committed to improving life chances. If appointed to this role you will deliver evidence-informed, high quality psychological services to children, young people and families. You will provide targeted early intervention services and ensure they are delivered to the highest standards. You will also work closely with schools and early years settings to ensure that programmes for children and families have the maximum impact. You will share our commitment to integrated working, delivering family focused services and constant improvement.

 We are looking for fully qualified and  registered Educational Psychologists with strong skills in consultation and assessment and have a good knowledge of legislation.  You will have excellent written and verbal skills and be able to work with a range of other professionals in schools and other council departments and with parents and carers. 

 If you would like to discuss this role further please email susan.gowans@newham.gov.uk in the first instance to arrange a discussion with a member of the team. 

 

 

 

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to and champion equality and diversity in all aspects of employment with Newham Partnership Working and the London Borough of Newham. All employees are expected to understand and promote equality and diversity in the course of their work.

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