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Assistant Educational Psychologist

  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: CHI/24/273740
  • Published: Mon 08/04/2024, 10:08 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/05/2024, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Salary: £35,228 - £39,341 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

Assistant Psychologist

Salary: £35,228 - £39,341 per annum

Location: Educational Psychology Service, Rutland House

2 x Full time, Fixed Term Post (12 months)

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a team of Educational Psychologists. You will assist Halton Borough Council Educational Psychology Service in the delivery of psychological intervention and monitoring for vulnerable children and young people.

This work will involve assisting in the development and delivery of a range of services and interventions including:

  • Working with children and their families currently not attending school due to emotional needs
  • Training and development work
  • Group work with children and young people
  • 1:1 mentoring/therapeutic work with children and young people and families
  • Evaluation of service delivery
  • Auditing of files
  • Preparation of training and support materials
  • Information gathering on behalf of a Psychologist to support SEN processes
  • Administration
  • 5 of each post will be supporting and delivering the development of a project to support attendance across the local authority through working with attendance officers and through family hubs.
  • 5 of each post will be working with the EPs in developing trauma informed approaches and delivering these across the borough.  

Other project work during the academic year 2024-2025 may be required.

Requirements of the post:

  • Registered with the British Psychological Society (Graduate basis for registration or Chartership (GBR/GBC) ;
  • Psychology Degree - at least Upper Second class honours - 2:1;
  • Relevant experience of working with children in family homes, educational / clinical or community settings to promote children’s well-being and progress
  • Evidence of using Psychological understanding and approaches to support practice
  • Subject to an Enhanced DBS Check
  • Driving Licence and own transport

Applications are invited from candidates who wish to embark on the professional doctorate and qualify in an applied Psychologist discipline.

For an informal discussion, please contact: Rhona Hobson (Principal Educational Psychologist) 0151 5118736

Interviews will be held on 31st May 2024.

At Halton Borough Council we want to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce and a vital part of this is to encourage diversity in all respects. We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and tailored to best suit the needs and strength of the individual. This includes making adjustments for people with a disability, neurodiversity or with long-term health conditions. If you require accommodations, please reach out during the recruitment process so that we can make this the best possible experience for you – resourcing@halton.gov.uk

If successful, you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for an Enhanced DBS Check or an Enhanced DBS Check for Regulated Activity. Further information about the DBS Scheme can be found at https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service 

 

 

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  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: CHI/24/273740
  • Published: Mon 08/04/2024, 10:08 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/05/2024, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Salary: £35,228 - £39,341 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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