Educational Psychologist

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 02/02/2024 12:00
£42,811 to £52,440 pa Soulbury Scale A 3-8 plus up to 3 SPA points
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Education Psychology Service, South Tyneside
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2 Feb
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Educational Psychologist – 37 hpw
(Education Psychology Service, South Tyneside)
£42,811 to £52,440 pa Soulbury Scale A 3-8 plus up to 3 SPA points

South Tyneside Educational Psychology Service is a friendly, highly supportive and nurturing team of educational psychologists, specialist teachers and emotional resilience officers.  The Service is very well regarded by its users, as is evident from the consistently excellent feedback it receives.  It maintains highly positive working relationships with schools, other professionals and the Local Authority. There are opportunities to engage in a wide variety of work, including training, therapeutic work, systemic work and research, using a range of different psychological tools and methods.
You will have a patch of schools and the opportunity to get involved in a range of different work including critical incident support, research, supervision and in particular working closely with the Project for Looked after Children’s Education. We are seeking an educational psychologist who is willing to be part of a multidisciplinary team. We would also welcome all other areas of interest a candidate may bring to the role as we are always seeking to develop innovative ways of working with schools. We also offer opportunities for candidates to progress to Senior Practitioner Educational Psychologist in an area that they wish to specialise in. We are committed to offering opportunities for continuing professional development. 
We offer:
  • We are located centrally in a modern, environmentally friendly building with free car parking. EP’s have their own individual workstations and ICT facilities.
  • A team that is very highly rated by schools and that has a very successful traded offer.
  • We offer opportunities for you to provide supervision, regular individual supervision and peer support, tailored to the needs of the individual.
  • Effective and well-established multi-agency working.
  • Strong links with the professional training programme at Newcastle University.
  • Excellent administrative support. 

Further information about our excellent benefits package is available here - www.southtyneside.gov.uk/workinghere  
The post is subject to registration as a qualified Educational Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council.
For an informal discussion please contact Sukhvinder Kaur, Senior Lead Educational Psychologist, on (0191) 424 6045.
South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.
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Closing date:  This has been extended to Noon, 2 February 2024.
Interviews are to take place on an on-going basis.
CV’s will not be accepted.

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This job is closed for applications.