Educational Psychologist – Wokingham

Contract

Educational Psychologist’s Needed (Outside IR35)

Wokingham

£396 a day (Outside IR35)

Full-Time (5 days att 37 hours) or Part-Time (2 days at 14.8 hours)

Remote and face to face working

We are recruiting for two Educational Psychologist t work for Wokingham county council both face to dace and remote working. This position main focus is to help with the progression of the child/ren learning and to consult with the relevant people to improve this, it will require you to work within the local authority, in partnership with families and other professionals to ensure the child achieve his/hers full potential.

You will be required to undertake assessments for SEN children within the education setting to ensure the correct health and care provisions/steps are in place.

in addition you will be required to:

  • undertake meetings with the child, parent/carer, within the school alongside the relevant school staff
  • ensure you meet the relevant deadlines and use the relevant templates (usually within two days)
  • Attend group supervision at least once a month
  • Gather as much information about each child as possible through investigation’s, questioning and investigate why things have changed
  • Keep up to date with best practices, policies and research relevant topics
  • provide advice to the relevant groups

Person specification:

A doctorate in Educational Psychology or an Honours degree in Psychology, or recognised equivalent, which entitles the holder to graduate membership of the British Psychological Society and HPC

Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to enthuse and motivate others and develop effective partnerships. Positive approach to people and situations and an ability to develop enthusiasm, resilience and optimism in others

Able to collaborate with initiatives undertaken by colleagues and to work effectively and productively within teams

Able to work with teachers and other practitioners to support the development of children and young people.

Able to work with schools and other settings on projects involving groups of children and on policies impacting upon whole institutions.

Good communication skills, both in writing and orally, to professional colleagues and to others with clarity and sensitivity.

Able to assess the abilities and achievements of children and young people by means of a range of measures including specific assessment tools.

Able to observe children and young people in their settings and record these observations and use these as a basis for clear advice that supports action

experience gained either through previous/current employment as an EP role

OR via professional training

Have a Enhanced DBS on the update service, or dated within the last 12 months

Have the right to work within the UK

Able to provide details for the last 5 years worth of work references

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