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Educational Psychologist

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Full time
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27/09/2021 23:59
£40,136 - £49,714 Educational Psychologist Scale A, points 2 - 7 plus SPA points
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Education Development Centre, Spennymoor, DL16 6YP. However, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.
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Closing date:
27 Sep

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Permanent Educational Psychology Posts

Educational Psychology Service

Job Location: Education Development Centre, Spennymoor, DL16 6YP. However, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.

Salary: Soulbury Scale A Points 2 to 7, plus SPA points. (Pay review pending)

• Do you want to make a real difference to supporting the inclusion of children and young people?
• Do you want to be part of a large and supportive team with a central role in the LA developing and delivering inclusion services and support?

Durham Educational Psychology Service is a highly valued service organised in 4 Locality EP Teams with recent expansions to the service as a consequence of increased core funding.

We are looking for creative and enthusiastic colleagues with good interpersonal and communication skills to join the Educational Psychology Service in Durham. Durham’s EP team provides a wide range of interventions and projects within schools and Early Years Settings. It sits within the broader context of a vibrant Specialist SEND and Inclusion Service with a range of psychology led multidisciplinary teams offering excellent professional development and career opportunities. A successful applicant would be expected to provide a good balance of early intervention and preventative services in addition to some statutory work. Dedicated project development time is also a core element of the work plan of each EP in the service.

We offer an excellent induction package and supervision as well peer support and opportunities to work into range of projects and specialist areas. We have a commitment to supporting staff to follow their own professional interests and have a strong programme of continuing professional development. The Service has a central office base supported by a co located dedicated business administration team and free car parking. EPs are able to work in a hybrid model: combining office based work, working from home, and hot desks available across the County.

Applicants will need a first degree in Psychology and a recognised post graduate doctorate qualification in Educational Psychology or will have this qualification in September 2022 and be able to meet the requirements for registration with the Health Care Professions Council.

Own transport or means of mobility essential as you will be required to travel around the Local Authority.

This post is eligible for relocation costs for a successful applicant.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

For further information please contact Janet Crawford Principal Educational Psychologist on 03000 263333 or email:janet.crawford@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 4 October 2021 via Microsoft Teams

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on 03000 263154 / 264086 or via e-mail at PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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