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Educational Psychologist

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Closed for applications on 25/04/2018 12:00
Soulbury Scale A, 2 to 7 (£37,545 to £46,504) plus up to 3 SPA points
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Educational Psychology Service, STAR Centre, Hebburn
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Closing date:
25 Apr

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This job is closed for applications.

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Educational Psychologist

Soulbury Scale A, 2 to 7 (£37,545 to £46,504) plus up to 3 SPA points

2 x 37 hours (full time posts)

South Tyneside Educational Psychology Service is a lively and talented 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 and with other professionals. There are opportunities to engage in a wide variety of work, including training, therapeutic work and systems work.

We are a service that is going through a period of change and we are seeking educational psychologists who are energetic and enthusiastic and are willing to contribute to an evolving team.

We are seeking educational psychologists who are team players, who achieve and maintain excellent standards of professional practice and who are highly committed to continuing professional development.

We offer:

A friendly, highly supportive and stimulating team environment.
A team that is very highly rated by schools and that has increasing traded business.
A wide variety of work and opportunities to develop areas of specialism.
A detailed and comprehensive induction programme.
Generous opportunities for continuing professional development.
Regular supervision and 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.
Flexible working and a strong commitment to work-life balance.

The full-time post is open to applicants interested in job-share. We welcome applications from qualified educational psychologists and from those in their final year of professional training. The post is subject to registration as a qualified Educational Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council.

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

Interviews will take place on 2 May 2018.

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) check 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, Friday 25 April 2018.

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