An opportunity has arisen for 2 Educational Psychologists to join the expanding West Berkshire Educational Psychology Service. The post holder will work in a patch of schools as well as have the opportunity to develop a specialism. There are exciting developments within the service including the roll out of Video Interaction Guidance (VIG) training to children’s services colleagues, whole school screening and intervention in mental health and public health funded mental health training and support in schools. The service has a well-established and successful ELSA programme and works in collaboration with The Therapeutic Thinking Support Team which one of the senior educational psychologist manages.
We are looking to recruit outcome focused EPs to join our small but well regarded service.
Applicants will need to be a HCPC registered practitioner psychologist. Applications are welcome from trainee Educational Psychologists in their final year.
The applicants must have a first degree in psychology and a postgraduate qualification in educational psychology.
We are ideally looking to offer the successful candidate the full number of hours advertised above. We may however consider offering less hours than advertised providing they meet the requirements of the role and service which will be determined by the recruiting manager
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 29 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days.
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Cate Wilkes (Senior EP) Cate.Wilkes@westberks.gov.uk or Dr Michelle Sancho (Principal EP) Michelle.Sancho@westberks.gov.uk
Interviews are due to take place on the 29th November 2021