Educational Psychologist

Location
Birmingham Educational Psychology Service
Salary
£39,359 -48,211 plus up to 3 SPAs
Posted
03 Sep 2018
Closes
07 Oct 2018
Job Ref
BCC000434
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time
Birmingham City Council Educational Psychology Service.

Educational Psychologists

Soulbury Salary Scale A3-8 (£39,359 - £48,211)

Plus up to 3 SPAs

It is expected that the successful candidates will start at point 5

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Educational Psychology is thriving in Birmingham. Work in a vibrant, diverse and energetic city where young people, schools, families and the Local Authority value the contribution that Educational Psychologists (EP's) make. We have been successfully trading with schools since 2011 and are the primary provider of psychology in the city, with over 94% of our schools subscribing to our service. As part of the team, you will have opportunities to develop your areas of interest in line with a socially inclusive agenda. The service is engaged in many high profile projects both nationally and across the city. These include Aggression Replacement Training (ART), Thrive, FRIENDS for Life, Video Interactive Guidance, Attachment Aware Schools, SCERTS and anti-extremism.

In addition to the opportunity to work in a supporting team that values professional autonomy and cutting edge practice, you will benefit from terms and conditions are amongst the best in the country. These include:

• Generous annual leave allocation (up to 34 days plus up to 15 days flexi-leave and 8 bank Holidays)

• Payment in full of Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration costs

• 6 sessions of whole service CPD a year and protected personal CPD time and access to a CPD budget

• Opportunities to work flexibly

The (EP's) has strong links with four of the Educational Psychology training courses and are committed to promoting professional development at all levels. We value research and support colleagues to work towards publication of their research and professional practice.

Birmingham Educational Psychology is a friendly and highly supportive service where collaboration and peer supervision are actively encouraged.

Applicants for the educational psychology post must have appropriate qualifications to work as an educational psychologist (or expect to qualify by September 2019).

All applicants must be registered with the (HCPC).

Informal enquiries to: Dr Pauline Bromfield, Senior Educational Psychologist 0121 303 8288

Closing Date: 5th October 2018

Interview Date: 24th October 2018

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

Supporting documents
Birmingham EPS JD and PS
Birmingham EPS Terms and Conditions
EPs views about working in Birmingham

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