Educational Psychologists x3
About the role
- Online application forms only
- Job reference: SEQN52
- Department: Children & Young People Services Department
- Roles: 1x 29.6 hours/week, 1x 22.2 hours/week, 1x 37 hours/week
The Educational Psychology Service is looking for three creative, dynamic and enthusiastic individuals to join us. In addition to undertaking statutory work, the service aims to expand in order to respond to ever increasing demands for our service. Our ambition is to develop a core offer to schools and broaden the range of work undertaken by our Educational Psychologists, with an emphasis on early intervention and prevention. You will have the opportunity to work within the service across all settings and age groups from 0-25 years.
If you are motivated and want to help shape and develop yourself and our service, this could be a fantastic opportunity. We hope you would like to be part of establishing and evolving the service to move forward, whilst maintaining excellent standards of delivery on our statutory requirements. We would also welcome applications from those currently in Year 3 of the professional training course.
Successful applicants will be highly skilled professionals who:
- Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills including an ability to write meaningful and user-friendly feedback following EP involvement
- Have excellent time management and personal organisational skills
- Have a strong commitment to delivering consultation in order to reach collaborative solutions and bring new perspectives
- Use psychology creatively and ensure children’s outcomes are always the central focus
- Are committed to supporting the inclusion of vulnerable children and young people and pro-active in developing inclusive, person-centred/strengths-based approaches that enhance confidence, emotional wellbeing and support children and young people to flourish
- Are able to self-reflect and evaluate performance
- Are able to work successfully within a multi-disciplinary team
- Are confident in using online tools and aware of digital technologies
We will offer you:
- A warm welcome
- A commitment to supporting staff wellbeing and personal development
- High-quality peer supervision, working within a supportive environment in which to develop your professional skills
- Dedicated CPD time
- A dedicated business administration team
- Access to office space with free car parking
We have always had the opportunity to work from home (pre-Covid), to access non-designated office bases and to work flexible hours. Agile working arrangements are supported, with your own Microsoft Surface Pro and phone.
We offer a range of benefits. These vary according to the area and role but may include:
Staff employee discounts and opportunity to join The Company Shop.
Online application forms only
Applicants must be professionally qualified and registered with the HCPC.
This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
We welcome applications from the BAME community.
Find out more
For an informal discussion, please contact.
- Alison Brown, Principal Educational Psychologist
- 01744671632 or email@example.com
For a full job description, person specification and how to apply visit the St Helens Jobs website.
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