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Senior Educational Psychologist and Educational Psychologist Opportunities (Wandsworth Schools and Community Psychology Service)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

Are you looking to join a creative, friendly and supportive multi-disciplinary team?

Do you want to deliver a high-quality psychological service to children and young people in Wandsworth? 

If yes, then please consider applying for our Senior Educational Psychologist permanent post or Educational Psychologist (SEMH specialist) permanent post.

Who we are

The Schools and Community Psychology Service (SCPS) is a team of Psychologists, Trainee Psychologists and Primary Mental Health Workers (PMHWs). As part of Wandsworth Council we are a key service contributing to work that aims to improve educational, social and mental health outcomes for children and young people living and being educated in Wandsworth.

The SCPS is committed to:

  • Becoming an anti-racist team promoting diversity and inclusion and reducing barriers in society.
  • Consultation as a model of service delivery
  • Team wellbeing and team collaboration at all levels
  • Fostering and encouraging team member’s individual areas of professional interest
  • A good balance of statutory, commissioned and project work across all levels of experience
  • High quality psychology with an emphasis on ongoing professional development
  • High quality psychological supervision and developing reflexivity through our various opportunities for group reflective space
  • Promoting psychology at all strategic levels both in our work with others as well as in our work with each other

We are advertising the following roles:

1. Full time permanent Educational Psychologist post open to qualified Educational Psychologists and Year 3 Trainee Educational Psychologists (due to qualify in 2023)

Closing: 11:59pm on Sunday 4th September 2022

  • This role will be split between working as a main grade EP with traded and statutory responsibilities (suggested time 0.4 FTE) and as a clinician with the Family Consultancy service at Wandsworth Access (suggested time 0.6 FTE). The Family Consultancy team is a multi-disciplinary team consisted of family therapists, clinical practitioners and EPs in Access.
  • It provides Tier 2 brief family interventions based on consultation and systemic family therapy, CBT, or other evidence based therapies, as required, as well as triage and assessment with a range of emotional, behavioural, mental health and neuro developmental presentations in 5-18 year olds. The Family Consultancy model was created by Educational Psychologists and and places a strengths based multi-disciplinary approach at its core.

For more information and to apply please use the link below:

https://careers.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/members/modules/job/detail.php?record=4325

2. Full time permanent Senior Educational Psychologist post open to qualified Educational Psychologists (we may be able to negotiate a part-time role (min 0.6 FTE) for a successful candidate)

Closing: 11:59pm on Monday 29th August 2022

  • The role will include a small amount of school work with both commissioned and statutory casework, supervision of qualified EPs and trainee EPs, various strategic roles within the team as well as the wider Children’s Services department.

For more information and to apply please use the link below:

https://careers.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/members/modules/job/detail.php?record=4646

Contact details

If you are interested in the roles, please contact Theodora Theodoratou (Principal Educational Psychologist) on theodora.theodoratou@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk 

 

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