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Educational Psychologist

Employer
Worcestershire Children First
Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£48,575 to £56,540 per annum, plus up to 3 SPA points
Closing date
30 Jun 2024
Reference
REC#44661

Job Details

Job Title: Educational Psychologist
Team: All Age Disability
Salary: £48,575 to £56,540 per annum, plus up to 3 SPA points
37 Hours per Week
Location: County Hall, Worcester
Permanent


The Role

WCF Educational Psychology Service are looking to recruit passionate psychologists who thrive on multiagency working to improve outcomes for children and young people.  You will be a creative problem-solver who can apply psychology across contexts and systems to promote inclusion.  You will be dynamic in your application of psychological theories and knowledge aligned to your values.  Continual professional development will be important to you and you will be able to make best use of our close links with a number of universities.

Your role will encompass working across a range of settings through a traded service model of delivery, involvement in service development projects with opportunities to lead these (e.g. Virtual School, ELSA, SEMH, Co-production and Early Years) and statutory assessments using person-centred approaches.  Additionally, as we are part of Inclusion Support Services in the All Age Disability Directorate you will collaborate regularly with colleagues across services including specialist teaching services, early years inclusion, social care, SEND services and a range of  other education services.

To be successful you will be a qualified EP or a Y2/3 Trainee EP looking to develop and extend your current experiences and psychological practice. 

Worcestershire is geographically located to enable EPs to live in a range of areas across the West Midlands and South West region and our school allocations and flexible working enable EPs to balance work and life.  This is in addition to up to 31 days annual leave, flexi-leave system, payment of HCPC fees, salary sacrifice car lease scheme as well as discounts and promotions available through the Local Authority benefits scheme.

We would welcome informal discussions and expressions of interest.  Please contact Dr Louisa Jones (PEP and Head of Inclusion Support Service) on ljones14@worcschildrenfirst.org.uk


Benefits:

You’ll find an overview of the benefits Worcestershire County Council have to offer on our webpage Why work for us? | Worcestershire County Council, so do take a look!  Some of these offers include: 

  • Brilliant Pension Scheme: The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.
  • Professional Learning & Development: We actively encourage learning and development for all our staff should they want to progress further or explore other areas within the organisation.
  • Flexible Working: We are proud to offer hybrid working to provide a better work/life balance where possible.


How to Apply:

Application forms are invited to apply for this role. 

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification attached to this advert. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Please submit your application form to Recruitment@worcestershire.gov.uk

Application Closing Date:  Sunday, 30th June 2024
Anticipated Interview Date: Friday, 12th July 2024

Disclosure Barring Service (DBS)
This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of criminal records via the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands, or final warnings, as well as convictions. The County Council has a commitment to safeguarding service users in our care.

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Company

Company info
Telephone
01905 846666
Location
Worcestershire Children First
Worcester
Worcestershrie
WR5 2DR
GB

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