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Educational Psychologist

  • Employer: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: BMBC/20/132584
  • Published: Fri 04/09/2020, 0:05 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/09/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: plus up to 3 SPA points
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Based at Gateway Plaza, South Yorkshire

Barnsley Educational, Child and Community Educational Psychology Service are a highly regarded and innovative team with a well embedded, successful traded offer.  We are currently practicing within a range of settings and services including Youth Offending, Looked After Children and Mental Health Services, to name a few.  BECCPS sits within the Education Inclusion Service and the Principal Educational Psychologists manage the Social Communication and Interaction Service and the Portage, alongside the BECCPS.  We are currently expanding our service in order to strengthen our core offer to drive forward Local Authority priorities in relation to meeting the needs of our most vulnerable children and families. 

 

As a team we are committed to working with children, young people, parents/carers and other professionals through applying a range of psychological theories and approaches.  We aim to build capacity in schools and settings to promote outcome focused practice. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, creative colleague who wants to join a dedicated supportive team of professionals. 

 

The psychology team is located in a new office building, which provides modern, central working spaces alongside all other Education Inclusion Services.  We offer remote working, flexible working and promote a good work life balance.  We offer a full induction from a welcoming and supportive team.

 

The successful candidate will deliver an educational psychology service to a patch of schools.  They will also work creatively within a range of opportunities for practice which is flexible to Service demands and maximizes individual strengths and interests. 

 

Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent services, and taking pride in what we do.  As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in your continued professional development. We provide regular supervision, peer supervision and opportunities to develop areas of special interest. 

 

We are a high profile service within Barnsley Council’s Education, Early Start and Prevention Directorate and play a key role in shaping future approaches to inclusion at a local authority level.  If you are interested in joining a forward thinking, enthusiastic and committed team we would welcome and look forward to hearing from you.

 

All candidates must be professionally qualified and registered with the HCPC or be currently in training.

 

As part of this role, you will be required to travel to schools and settings out in the community.

 

Please contact Dr Naomi Robinson or Joanne Patterson (Principal Educational Psychologists) if you would like to learn more about the posts at naomirobinson@barnsley.gov.uk or joannepatterson@barnsley.gov.uk . 

 

 

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  • Employer: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: BMBC/20/132584
  • Published: Fri 04/09/2020, 0:05 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/09/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: plus up to 3 SPA points
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Based at Gateway Plaza, South Yorkshire

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