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Closed for applications on 17/02/2019 23:59
£23,111 - £26,470 per annum
Social Care - Children Service
Fixed Term Contract - 1 year starting from 01/04/2019
37 hours per week, whole time
Term time only and flexible working will be considered
Are you interested in applying psychology while working with children and young people from the Gypsy Roma and Traveller community in Darlington? Would you like to support their career aspirations? Are you motivated, creative and able to work in person-centred ways?
If so, this could be an exciting opportunity for you to join our small but highly regarded Educational Psychology Service working closely with the Traveller Education and Achievement Service to lead on the 'Moving On, Aiming High' project to support career aspirations for Gypsy Roma and Traveller children and young people.
In addition to this, you will be working under the supervision of qualified Educational Psychologists from Darlington Educational Psychology Service to support the following:
• Set up and delivery of evidence based intervention programmes for identified individual or groups of children and young people, working alongside key school staff;
• Develop resources to enhance training and staff development;
• Engage in action research to evaluate the impact of the 'Moving On, Aiming high' project.
The successful candidate will be passionate about the application of psychology and have a desire to undertake the doctorate training course in Educational Psychology. Darlington Educational Psychology Service has well established links with the Doctorate of Educational Psychology programme at Newcastle University. Candidates should have experience of working with children and young people, particularly vulnerable groups.
Applicants must be qualified to degree level or above, be eligible for graduate membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS), and will require an Enhanced DBS certificate.
For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.
For a further informal discussion, please contact Niamh Wherity, Acting Lead Educational Psychologist, on 01325 406745.
This job is closed for applications.