Educational Psychologist (Temporarily on Hold)

  • Temporary
  • Walsall

Walsall Council

Our client Walsall Council are looking for a Educational Psychologist.

Main purpose of the job role:

  • To provide professional psychological advice to Walsall Children’s Services concerning children and young people who may experience Special Educational Needs
  • Contributing Psychological Advice towards Educational, Health and Care needs Assessment in response to requests from Walsall Children’s Services

Abilities/Skills:

  • Ability to use interpersonal skills effectively to build rapport and communicate with a range of stakeholders including adults and children
  • Ability to communicate verbally with service users and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing
  • Effective time management skills, including the ability to meet deadlines and prioritise competing demands
  • Commitment to safeguarding children and young people
  • Ability to apply psychological theory and knowledge to support and advise stakeholders in relation to the development, inclusion, well-being and/or achievement of children and young people
  • Commitment and ability to deliver psychology within a multi-agency context

Knowledge/Experience:

  • Previous successful experience as an educational psychologist or trainee educational psychologist
  • Experience of delivering psychology within a consultative framework
  • Experience of working within a multi-agency context
  • Experience of designing, applying and analysing research
  • Knowledge of relevant legislative framework within Educational Psychology (SEND CoP 0-25 2014; Children and Families Act 2014; Equality Act 2010 etc)
  • Evidence of continued professional development

Qualification:

  • Honours Degree in psychology which confers eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society
  • Doctoral professional qualification in Educational Psychology or equivalent which gives eligibility for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council

Additional information

  • When applying, can you please state the capacity of how many assessments you are able to to complete per month? (Ideally at least 2 days per week)

Due to the Coronavirus unfortunately this vacancy is temporarily on hold if you do require further information please contact 01922 422480. 

To apply for this job email your details to jade.harding@startingpointrecruitment.co.uk.

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