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Educational Psychologist

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
07/06/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/06/2018 23:59
Salary:
Soulbury Scale A, 2-7 - £37,545 - £46,504 - (+3 SPA Points).
Hours per week:
22
Job Category:
Education
Vacancy ID:
176412
Employment Location:
Dryden Centre

Job details 

Closing date:
24 Jun


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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Required for September 2018.

We are looking to recruit a permanent Educational Psychologist to work 3 days per week (0.6FTE).

Gateshead is a successful, forward looking local authority committed to improving the outcomes of all children and young people, with the vision of "Making Gateshead a place where everyone thrives". As a Service, we are committed to applying evidence-based psychology to promote inclusion and achieve positive outcomes for vulnerable children and their families. We have offered a hugely successful traded service to Gateshead schools since 2012 and are now looking to expand the Service to increase our ability to offer early intervention and therapeutic work.

We are looking for:

A dynamic individual, who is passionate about applying psychology across different settings to make a real difference for children and young people.

A committed professional who possesses excellent interpersonal skills, as well as first-class oral and written communication skills.

An individual whose skills include up to date knowledge of child development, consultation, assessment, therapeutic intervention, school systems and relevant legislation.

A Psychologist who is flexible, creative and self-motivated, who would like to play a part in future team developments.

You will:

Have knowledge of child development; school systems; current legislation and developments relating to special educational needs and disability rights; psychological assessments; a range of therapeutic frameworks.

Be professionally qualified and registered with the HCPC

Have a current driving licence and access to a car or means to mobility support.

Have experience of working with children and young people in a variety of contexts and with a range of Special Educational Needs; communicating effectively with a range of people; managing a caseload, working under pressure and delivering to deadlines.

We welcome applications from qualified Educational Psychologists with HCPC registration as well as those completing their doctoral training in summer 2018 to join our friendly and supportive team.

If successful, you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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