Educational Psychologist

Location Middlesbrough
Salary: ££42,811 - £52,440 per annum
Published: 9 days ago

​​​​​​​​​​Middlesbrough Children Matter has a job vacancy for a Educational Psychologist to work based in Middlesbrough offering a pay of £42,811 - £52,440 per annum plus up to 3 SPA points. This role will be on a fixed term contract for 24 months.

In advertising this post, we are endeavouring to strengthen our vibrant and enthusiasticteam of psychologists, as demand for our services increases.

We are committed to, and passionate about, the application of psychology to improve outcomes for children and young people, in line with their priorities and aspirations and those of their parents and carers.

Here in Middlesbrough, we work to harness a strong team spirit of togetherness. We value supervision, opportunities for professional and career development, critical thinking, and ethicality of service delivery. We offer opportunities to both develop and be part of a strong, supportive team of psychologists, working within a consultative framework of service delivery. All our educational psychologists are actively involved in the ongoing development of the service.

We undertake a diverse range of work within our highly successful traded service. The most recent end-of-year feedback from our schools shows that they particularly value the good relationships they have with our psychologists, the open channels of communication that have been established and our emphasis on collaborative working.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  To work as a member of the Middlesbrough Educational Psychology Service to deliver psychological services to a group of schools.

  •  In collaboration with other members of the Educational Psychology Service, to maintain regular contact with schools and other service users, to identify needs and to ensure that as far as possible the needs are responded to effectively and in a timely manner.

  •  To safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people for whom you share responsibility or with whom you come into contact, which includes adhering to all specified procedures.

  •  To assess and report on the psychological and educational needs of children and young people.

Requirements of the Post include:

  • A degree in Psychology or equivalent approved by the British Psychological Society.

  • Qualified status as an Educational Psychologist (or due to achieve qualified status in 2022).

  • Current registration with the HCPC as a practitioner psychologist (or due to be registered on achieving qualified status).

  • Extensive knowledge of the legal framework for working with children and families.

  • Extensive knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice and supporting regulations.

  • Extensive knowledge of the Children & Families Act 2014.

If you'd be interested in this job vacancy please apply now!