Assistant Educational Psychologist

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/02/2019 12:00
£28,783 to £32,303 pa Soulbury Scale AEP, 1-4
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Employment Location:
Educational Psychology Service, South Tyneside
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Closing date:
26 Feb
Further Information

£28,783 to £32,303 pa Soulbury Scale AEP, 1-4

Fixed Term posts for 2 years

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 work alongside educational psychologists and engage in a wide variety of work, including training, therapeutic work, systemic work and research, using a range of different psychological tools and methods.

We are looking to appoint two Assistant Educational Psychologists to join the team. These posts are suitable for keen enthusiastic, conscientious individuals who are looking to develop a career as an educational psychologist. This post would be suitable for people already working within an education setting or those with some experience of working with children and young people.

You must have a good honours degree in Psychology and a keen interest in undertaking formal training to become an educational psychologist. These posts are therefore fixed term for 2 years.

We offer:
• Flexible working arrangements and therefore have a strong commitment to work-life balance. (We are part of South Tyneside Council flexible working system).
• We are located centrally in a modern, environmentally friendly building with free car parking. Staff 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.
• A wide variety of work and opportunities to develop areas of specialism.
• A detailed and comprehensive induction programme.
• We offer opportunities for you to receive regular supervision and peer support, tailored to your needs.
• Effective and well-established multi-agency working.
• Strong links with the professional training programme at Newcastle University.
• Excellent administrative support.

For an informal discussion please contact Peter Tidd, Senior Lead Educational Psychologist, or Sukhvinder Kaur, Senior Lead Educational Psychologist, on (0191) 424 6030.

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.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Closing date: Noon, 26 February 2019.

Interview date to be confirmed

Please note
This job is closed for applications.