Assistant Educational Psychologist 1x 1 Year Fixed Term Contract
Soulbury AEP £29,359 - £32,950
plus Outer London Allowance £2099
The Children and Adults with Disabilities Service (CAD) was established in 2015 to ensure the best outcomes for our children and young people. Within the CAD service are a range of professionals including Educational Psychologists, Specialist Teachers, Social Workers, Family Support Workers, Case Officers, Specialist Assistants and Area SENCos, working collaboratively to meet needs and seek solution focused outcomes for settings, families and young people.
We are seeking applications from individuals interested in the role of ssistant Educational Psychologist looking for a new challenge in a dynamic, inter-disciplinary and child-centred service. If you wish to join a friendly team who are enthusiastic about applying psychology to make a real difference for children and young people aged 0-25,
Working under the guidance of a qualified Educational Psychologist your role will support the Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) of vulnerable pupils both in and outside of school.
- Within schools, you will undertake one-to-one work with pupils and/or provide support for staff in implementing the advice and recommendations of professionals.
- You will work with pupils who have Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) who are not attending school and have SEMH as their primary area of need. This role will support potential integration back into an educational setting by ascertaining the views of the pupils and families and identifying any barriers to this.
The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.
The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
Please note the CV's will not be accepted
Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 01708 432770
- An excellent induction package
- Regular supervision (individual and group)
- Opportunities for CPD
- An excellent record of collaboration between EPs, schools and other agencies
- A friendly, supportive environment
- Subsidised car parking
- The opportunity to work in mainstream schools, special schools, Additionally Resourced Provisions (ARPs), Alternative Provisions and residential schools
The closing date for this role is Wed 11th December and interviews will take place on Thursday 19th December in the morning.
If you have any queries about this role please contact Kerry Cattle tel 01708 431187 or email Kerry.firstname.lastname@example.org.