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Assistant Educational Psychologist

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
05/08/2021 22:59
£30,166 - £33,856 per annum.
Hours per week:
37 Hours per week
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Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Job details 

Closing date:
5 Aug

Further information

Newcastle Educational Psychology Service is seeking to appoint to 1.0 FTE fixed term Assistant Educational Psychologist post.

The successful candidate will join a very well regarded team, currently consisting of 13.6 FTE EPs. The service is highly valued by schools and settings and has a very high level of requests for traded work. Working alongside fully qualified EPs, the successful applicant will engage in a range of preventative and early intervention work, including focusing on Local Authority identified priorities in the areas of Social, Emotional and Mental Health, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Inclusive Schools. The Service has good links with Newcastle University and currently hosts two doctoral trainees.

This post is suitable for individuals who already have a good honours degree in Psychology and who have experience of working directly with children and young people. The successful applicant must have a keen interest in undertaking formal training to become an Educational Psychologist and this post is therefore fixed term until 31.8.2023.
We offer:
• A strong ethos of team working and peer support
• Flexible working arrangements and a commitment to work-life balance.
• A wide variety of work and opportunities to develop areas of specialism.
• A detailed and comprehensive induction programme.
• Opportunities for the successful candidate to receive regular supervision, tailored to their needs.
• Effective and well-established multi-agency working.
• Excellent administrative support.

If you would like to discuss this post, please feel free to contact Lara Lillico, Educational Psychology Service Manager or Sarah Woodburn, Deputy Educational Psychology Service Manager at lara.lillico@newcastle.gov.uk or sarah.woodburn@newcastle.gov.uk to arrange an informal discussion.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.
We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.

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