Educational Psychologist (2 posts)

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Salary range: Soulbury Salary Scale A3-8 (£39,359 – £48,211) Plus up to 3SPAs Plus Inner London Weighing Allowance (£3,057)

Contract: Fixed term (12 months)

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time

 

Join a high performing team  

 

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

 

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

 

The Post

 

Brent's Educational Psychology Service is looking for energetic, dynamic and highly committed Educational Psychologists to provide an effective, innovative educational psychology service for children and families. You will be joining a team that is highly regarded in schools and services and we have recently commenced a traded services offer in addition to our centrally funded core time allocation. We work collaboratively as a team to develop our ways of working and our experienced team are committed to providing a high-quality evidence-based psychological service to children and young people in our community.

 

The Person

 

You will have experience in delivering consultation, assessment and interventions to meet the needs of vulnerable children and young people. You will have an excellent understanding of SEND and Equalities legislation and a sound knowledge of children's psychological development, together with skills and experience in delivery of psychological interventions.

We are looking to appoint two fixed term posts and will consider applicants who seek either full or part time posts. We welcome applications from experienced educational psychologists registered with the HCPC, or trainees completing their third year of training in 2017.

For details of the skills and experience required, please download the job profile.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

For an informal discussion please contact Shauna Burke (Principal Educational Psychologist) on 0208 937 3037.

 

Closing Date: 30 June 2017 (2359)

Assessment & Interview Date: 13 July 2017

 

Additional Information

 

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

 

Applications are particularly welcome from people with a disability as they are under represented across the council.

 

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

 

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.

 

All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Enhanced’ DBS Disclosure.

 

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

 

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