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Educational Psychologist

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SP/18/72930
  • Published: Mon 15/10/2018, 10:32 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 07/11/2018, 23:59 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

Do you want to work in an innovative Educational Psychology team in a Central London borough?

Camden Educational Psychology Service (EPS) are looking for HCPC registered Educational Psychologists to join our innovative, vibrant and creative workforce. The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of psychological frameworks and their application in a range of contexts.

At Camden we are a warm, dedicated, skilled group of practitioners who work collaboratively to support the progress of the most vulnerable children and young people in the borough. We have a range of interesting opportunities within the team, excellent CPD opportunities and ongoing partnerships with CAMHS, Social Care and MOSAIC linked to supporting children borough-wide and beyond. If you have a special interest in developing your understanding of CBT, Dynamic Assessment, VIG, VERP, and technology based assessment apply within!

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. You will also 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.

Please note this post is to cover maternity leave.

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

About you

To be considered for this post it is essential that you hold a qualification in Educational Psychology (e.g. Doctorate or Masters), which permits Graduate Registration with the British Psychological Society, alongside a current HCPC Registration. 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. You will also 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.

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.

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.

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. Alternatively 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 0207 974 6655, at t resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications:           Wednesday 7th November

Interviews to be held:                        Week Commencing 12th November 2018

Please quote ref:                                180000RM

Start date:                                         January 2019 or as soon after as possible

 

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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: Mon 15/10/2018, 10:32 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 07/11/2018, 23:59 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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