Educational Psychologist

Location Wiltshire
Discipline: Educational Psychology
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Amelia Toovey
Contact email:
Job ref: J5861
Startdate: 05/07/2024

Job Details:

Working hours: Full time or Part time

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £46,000 - £56,000 per year

Job Summary:

The overall responsibilities of the service/function are:

  • To support schools, parents and partners in one or more of the community areas to improve outcomes for vulnerable children and young people, through the use of educational psychology.
  • To provide consultation, assessment and training to improve outcomes for vulnerable children and young people, within a context of supervision from their line manager and peers.
  • The Educational Psychology Service works within Targeted Schools and Learning Support alongside other services offering support to vulnerable children and young people

Job Purpose:

  • To support schools, early years settings, families and children and young people through assessment and consultation to facilitate positive outcomes for vulnerable children and young people and those with special educational needs.
  • To work collaboratively alongside other support services to deliver integrated and co-ordinated support which is built around the needs of children and young people.
  • To attend and participate in whole service, team meetings, peer supervision sessions and professional training events as required by the line manager.
  • To contribute to the delivery of effective training and interventions for professionals and others across a range of settings.
  • To provide Psychological Advice under the 1996 Education Act and to contribute where EP-01 Educational Psychologist March 2023 Page 2 of 6 necessary to Annual Reviews of Education, Health, and Care Plans (EHCPs).
  • To carry out other duties as may be allocated commensurate with the grade of the post.
  • To work within the codes of conduct and ethics of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Division of Educational and Child Psychology of the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Essential Candidate Criteria:

  • Doctorate in Psychology
  • HCPC Registered
  • Right to work in the UK

Blackstone Benefits:

✅Assigned specialised recruitment consultant

✅Access to exclusive and flexible UK locum and permanent jobs

✅Complete onboarding support

✅Informed tailored career advice

✅Personalised job alerts

✅Unlimited referral bonus

For further information on this role, please contact Amelia Toovey at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now.