CS/1747 - Educational Psychologist
Soulbury A 1-6

Ballard House Permanent and Fixed Term Available 52 weeks per year Soulbury A points 1-9 inclusive of 3 SPAs

Educational Psychologist - Role Profile.pdf

 

Plymouth City Council Educational Psychologists

2fte Permanent contracts and also additional Fixed Term contracts available 

Soulbury A points 1-9 inclusive of 3 SPAs

Up to 2 previously awarded SPAs will be honoured

 

These posts form part of the Educational Psychology Service to undertake a wide range of work across the city. We also welcome applications from psychologists who are interested in job share and can be flexible regarding additional working hours, as well as those completing training. Psychologists interested in become associates with us are also welcome to make contact.

 

Plymouth Educational Psychology Service provides a highly rated and valued service. We are offering opportunities to work in a range of ways including core and traded work in schools as well as broader initiatives in response to national and local priorities. Plymouth is a compact city and we are a small, friendly, motivated and supportive team

 

As an integrated service within the Local Authority we hold an important role in strategic planning to support and promote improved outcomes for vulnerable children and young people. The distinctive contribution of the Educational Psychology Service is valued at a strategic level within the Council. Our Service is approaching an exciting time including co-ordinating a range of specialist advisory teachers and inclusion support workers, with a wider reach for innovative practice to support SEND,  inclusion and trauma informed practice across the city.

 

Our Educational Psychologists work closely with Council partners, including shared initiatives with social workers and with secondments to the Virtual School. We bring the perspective of educational psychology to work with health colleagues to support a holistic approach. We have a clear role in the city’s emotional health and wellbeing offer and have developed joint guidance with CAMHS, and training and supervision for ELSA and mental health leads. Our role in integrating the educational context as part of the neurodevelopmental assessment pathway is valued. The findings from our Ofsted inspection were very positive noting particular strengths of the multi-agency approach adopted across Plymouth. Alongside this, our traded offer is growing in volume and scope.

 

We offer benefits including:

 

Opportunities to develop specialist skills and undertake a range mutually supportive joint work with colleagues.

 

A community based approach working with a patch of schools with a spread of core and traded activities. We work in varied and creative ways to support need at systemic and operational levels.

 

To be part of a strong and positive team within a multi-agency integrated 0-25 SEND and Inclusion Service and allocated time to contribute to strategic initiatives.

 

Regular structured supervision including peer supervision and generously funded individual and service CPD, with a commitment to VIG training for all staff.

 

Smart working arrangements with responsive IT systems and virtual working, together with an extremely generous annual leave package (43 days plus Bank Holidays) with Soulbury terms and conditions.

 

Established links with Exeter, Bristol and Plymouth Universities.

 

The chance to work in a vibrant waterfront city surrounded by beautiful Devon beaches and a National Park, with an office base overlooking the sea.

 

We are seeking Educational Psychologists who:

 

Are committed to building parental/carer confidence through collaborative working.

 

Work in partnership with others to support early identification and intervention.

 

Take a holistic perspective in applying psychology to support and promote inclusion.

 

Are able to work creatively and flexibly to meet a range of needs in varied contexts. 

 

Can work consultatively and adopt problem solving and solution focused models of working.

 

Applications are welcome from HCPC registered professionally qualified Educational Psychologists and Trainee Educational Psychologists in their final year of training.

 

For more information or an informal discussion regarding the posts please contact Clare Hetherington, Principal Educational Psychologist on (01752) 224962 .

https://www.plymouthonlinedirectory.com/plymouthlocaloffer/educationalpsychologyservice

 

email psychology.service@plymouth.gov.uk

 

Closing date:  23.5.22

Anticipated interview date:  26.5.22

 

 

Vacancy Description
Ballard House Permanent and Fixed Term Available 52 weeks per year Soulbury A points 1-9 inclusive of 3 SPAs
 

Educational Psychologist - Role Profile.pdf

 

Plymouth City Council Educational Psychologists

2fte Permanent contracts and also additional Fixed Term contracts available 

Soulbury A points 1-9 inclusive of 3 SPAs

Up to 2 previously awarded SPAs will be honoured

 

These posts form part of the Educational Psychology Service to undertake a wide range of work across the city. We also welcome applications from psychologists who are interested in job share and can be flexible regarding additional working hours, as well as those completing training. Psychologists interested in become associates with us are also welcome to make contact.

 

Plymouth Educational Psychology Service provides a highly rated and valued service. We are offering opportunities to work in a range of ways including core and traded work in schools as well as broader initiatives in response to national and local priorities. Plymouth is a compact city and we are a small, friendly, motivated and supportive team

 

As an integrated service within the Local Authority we hold an important role in strategic planning to support and promote improved outcomes for vulnerable children and young people. The distinctive contribution of the Educational Psychology Service is valued at a strategic level within the Council. Our Service is approaching an exciting time including co-ordinating a range of specialist advisory teachers and inclusion support workers, with a wider reach for innovative practice to support SEND,  inclusion and trauma informed practice across the city.

 

Our Educational Psychologists work closely with Council partners, including shared initiatives with social workers and with secondments to the Virtual School. We bring the perspective of educational psychology to work with health colleagues to support a holistic approach. We have a clear role in the city’s emotional health and wellbeing offer and have developed joint guidance with CAMHS, and training and supervision for ELSA and mental health leads. Our role in integrating the educational context as part of the neurodevelopmental assessment pathway is valued. The findings from our Ofsted inspection were very positive noting particular strengths of the multi-agency approach adopted across Plymouth. Alongside this, our traded offer is growing in volume and scope.

 

We offer benefits including:

 

Opportunities to develop specialist skills and undertake a range mutually supportive joint work with colleagues.

 

A community based approach working with a patch of schools with a spread of core and traded activities. We work in varied and creative ways to support need at systemic and operational levels.

 

To be part of a strong and positive team within a multi-agency integrated 0-25 SEND and Inclusion Service and allocated time to contribute to strategic initiatives.

 

Regular structured supervision including peer supervision and generously funded individual and service CPD, with a commitment to VIG training for all staff.

 

Smart working arrangements with responsive IT systems and virtual working, together with an extremely generous annual leave package (43 days plus Bank Holidays) with Soulbury terms and conditions.

 

Established links with Exeter, Bristol and Plymouth Universities.

 

The chance to work in a vibrant waterfront city surrounded by beautiful Devon beaches and a National Park, with an office base overlooking the sea.

 

We are seeking Educational Psychologists who:

 

Are committed to building parental/carer confidence through collaborative working.

 

Work in partnership with others to support early identification and intervention.

 

Take a holistic perspective in applying psychology to support and promote inclusion.

 

Are able to work creatively and flexibly to meet a range of needs in varied contexts. 

 

Can work consultatively and adopt problem solving and solution focused models of working.

 

Applications are welcome from HCPC registered professionally qualified Educational Psychologists and Trainee Educational Psychologists in their final year of training.

 

For more information or an informal discussion regarding the posts please contact Clare Hetherington, Principal Educational Psychologist on (01752) 224962 .

https://www.plymouthonlinedirectory.com/plymouthlocaloffer/educationalpsychologyservice

 

email psychology.service@plymouth.gov.uk

 

Closing date:  23.5.22

Anticipated interview date:  26.5.22