Education Psychologist£400 per day ( Negotiable)
Immediate Start-Temp ContractLocation -West LondonImmediate Start !
Temporary Contract to work for a leading Local Council situated in West London
This position will work remotely most of the time.
Main Purpose of the Job
To promote the achievement and wellbeing of children and young people by providing a service of consultation, assessment, advice, planning and development work to schools, early years settings and to other professionals
To offer parents support and guidance in understanding and meeting the needs of their children so as to promote their achievement and wellbeing
Main Duties and Responsibilities
To provide a service of consultation, assessment, advice, planning and development work to a patch of schools
To provide a service of consultation, assessment, advice, and planning to early years settings and the parents and carers of children attending them as required
To provide advice to the local authority, including statutory psychological advice as required by the Children and Families Act, 2014 and Code of Practice.
To contribute to a programme of CPD and other work to develop the capacity of schools to promote the achievement and wellbeing of children and young people provided by the Educational Psychology Service.
To contribute to the traded offer of the Educational Psychology Service, including providing interventions for children and young people.
All staff are expected to carry out their job in compliance with the Councils Constitution.
This means being familiar with the policies and procedures relevant to the job and asking for information and advice if you are unsure of the correct course of action. The Council's Constitution is published on the Internet.
To develop expertise in a specialist area of educational psychology .The duties and responsibilities outlined in this job profile are indicative of the role; however they are not exhaustive and may be subject to change. In addition, you will be required to undertake other reasonable duties as directed by your manager.
" Postgraduate training in educational psychology conferring entitlement to registration as a practitioner psychologist by the Health and Care Professions Council" Applications from candidates expecting to qualify as educational psychologists in 2013 will be considered
Knowledge and Experience:
Successful experience working with children or young people" Knowledge of the educational context and relevant legislation, including the SEN legislation and Code of Practice and the disability legislation." Understanding of the context and framework of work in local authorities" Responsiveness to the needs of commissioners and stakeholders in developing service provision" Knowledge of a wide range of relevant psychological theory and practice to promote the achievement and well-being of children and young people
Desirable" Successful work with children and young people in an educational setting
If you are interested in the above position please could you email your CV urgently ,