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Educational Psychologist

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SP/18/72930
  • Published: Thu 30/08/2018, 13:35 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/09/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £42,416 - £51,268 - Existing SPA points 1 & 2 will be honoured
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Camden's Educational Psychology Service is looking for an energetic, dynamic and highly committed educational psychologist to provide an effective, innovative educational psychology service for children and families.  The EPS has an excellent reputation in schools and services, with almost all schools buying in traded services.  We work collaboratively as a team to continually develop our ways of working.

Camden has a vibrant education scene with excellent schools, health and care services, including a strong early help offer to families. We take an outcome focused consultative approach to delivery of EP services and work closely with a range of agencies. We deliver support in a diverse range of community settings to raise attainment for children and young people with SEND, and support the development of children's resilience and motivation. There is a possibility that a successful candidate will have an opportunity to develop innovative practice seconded to a multi-agency CAMHS team. 

We are looking to appoint to two full time fixed term posts to provide additional maternity cover, and will also consider part time applicants.  

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

 About you

We are looking for HCPC registered Educational Psychologists with an excellent understanding of psychological frameworks and their application in a range of contexts. You will contribute consultation, assessment and deliver interventions to meet the needs of vulnerable children, including those with SEN and Disabilities and children who are Looked After. The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of SEND and Equalities legislation and a sound knowledge of children's psychological development, together with skills and experience in delivery of psychological interventions.  The job profile has more detail of the skills and experience we are looking for (please see the link below).

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

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Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

How to apply:

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Please attach a supporting statement that describes how you meet the requirements of the role and demonstrates the impact of your work as an educational psychologist.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Hilary Forbes (Principal Educational Psychologist), Neelam Kumar, or Shane Gallagher (Senior Educational Psychologists) on 020 7974 6547/1523/6863 or on the team line 020 7974 6500,


Closing dates for applications:           Sunday 23rd September 2018 at 23:59

Interviews to be held:                       Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Please quote ref:                              180000RM

Start date:                                       January 2019 or as soon after as possible

 

Downloads

  • Job Profile

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SP/18/72930
  • Published: Thu 30/08/2018, 13:35 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/09/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £42,416 - £51,268 - Existing SPA points 1 & 2 will be honoured
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

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