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Newham Council - Educational Psychologist

Newham Council - Educational Psychologist

  • Location

    Newham, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

  • Contact email:

    lorna@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    400

  • Salary low:

    350

  • Job ref:

    LORNA_1589371607

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Newham is proud of their inclusive ethos and determined to ensure that they continue to meet the needs of all children and young people with SEND. To support their work within the context of our Inclusion Strategy, they are seeking to appoint main grade Educational Psychologists.

Newham is a diverse community and as such offers many opportunities and challenges in a rewarding environment. The Educational Psychology Service provides the statutory work in support of EHC plans and also offers a traded service to pre-school settings, schools and colleges. There are opportunities within this role to further develop the contribution that the EPs makes to their children and young people, schools and settings.

A high priority is given to induction, supervision, reflective practice and continuous professional development and to maintaining a high level of professional skill.

Newham's Educational Psychology Service is committed to improving life chances. If appointed to this role you will deliver evidence-informed, high quality psychological services to children, young people and families. You will provide targeted early intervention services and ensure they are delivered to the highest standards. You will also work closely with schools and early years settings to ensure that programmes for children and families have the maximum impact. You will share our commitment to integrated working, delivering family focused services and constant improvement.

If you are interested in this role please send your CV in the first instance.

We are looking for fully qualified and registered Educational Psychologists with strong skills in consultation and assessment and have a good knowledge of legislation. You will have excellent written and verbal skills and be able to work with a range of other professionals in schools and other council departments and with parents and carers.