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Educational Psychologist
  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SW/21/141961
  • Published: Thu 28/01/2021, 16:20 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 26/02/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £42,075 - £56,554
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Southwark, London , Southwark

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Educational Psychologist

The role

Southwark’s Educational Psychology Service is committed to improving life chances. If appointed you will deliver evidence-informed, high quality psychological services to children, young people and families. You will work closely with schools, early years and further education settings, to ensure that interventions are delivered to high standards for maximum impact. You will share our commitment to integrated working and constant innovation.

You will be joining a supportive and friendly team that provides excellent opportunities for career and professional development. The team has strong links to a number of doctoral training courses and is engaged in dynamic and innovative practice at organisational, group and individual levels, including joint working with the Virtual School, opportunities to train in VIG, SCERTS, emotion coaching and dynamic assessment, a parent consultation service and delivery of ELSA training,

Southwark is a great place to live and work. Diverse and vibrant, it is home to The Shard, Tate Modern, Borough Market, Dulwich Picture Gallery and Tower Bridge, with excellent transport links including London Bridge and projects such as the redevelopment of Elephant and Castle delivering new homes, parks and leisure facilities.

The Requirements

We are looking for enthusiastic and collaborative educational psychologists with a background in applying psychology to meet the needs of vulnerable children and young people. This will have equipped you with strong skills in psychological consultation, assessment, intervention, research, team working and the delivery of training.

Good communication skills, knowledge of appropriate legislation, guidance and policies and the ability to balance an unpredictable workload will be essential. Southwark is renowned for its cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity and applicants are required to demonstrate competence in working within a diverse context.

For an informal discussion please contact the Principal Educational Psychologist (Hanna Hancock/Emma Pearl) on 020 7525 2650/2659 or at Johanna.hancock@southwark.gov.uk or emma.pearl@southwark.gov.uk

Additional details

We have permanent and fixed-term posts are available. Full-time, part-time and flexible working arrangements are on offer to successful candidates. Applications are invited from fully qualified EPs and TEPS completing in 2021 and 2022.

Soulbury Salary Scale A3-8 plus up to 3 SPA points and Inner London Allowance £3,270 per annum pa

Recruitment timetable

Closing date: Friday 26th February 2021 at 23:59

Shortlisting date: Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 24th March 2021

Please click the link below to apply.

(COVID-19) - information for job applicants:

Southwark Council are following the current Government guidelines surrounding Coronavirus. During this period, we still look forward to receiving your application and if you are selected for interview, we will be conducting interviews virtually using video link e.g. Microsoft Teams. Further details will be provided to shortlisted applicants.