Associate Educational Psychologist - Working for Essex
Salary: £450 per day PAYE/Ltd
Closing date: 24 Aug 2022
Location: Colchester
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 8323
Role: Education
About the role

Associate Educational Psychologist

Temporary, Full Time

£450 per day PAYE/Ltd

Location: Colchester

Working Style: Anywhere worker

Closing Date:

Please note, this is a locum position paying £450 per day.

 

 The Role

Essex County Council (ECC) is one of the largest and most dynamic local authorities in the UK, serving a population of 2 million residents, and has a very successful track record of delivering transformational change. ECC anticipated change was needed in the public sector and has worked to deliver better quality at lower cost. We have an ambitious transformation agenda – one with the scope to reach every part of the council. We are changing the way we think, the way we work, and the ways in which we deliver our services. We are committed to becoming a place where individuals, partners and communities feel proud to play their role and genuinely want to belong. We’re immensely proud of our flexible working options.

The Opportunity

ECC is transforming how it delivers education services across one of the largest counties in the country in order to continue to improve and to ensure the best possible outcomes for every single child and young person. We are determined to build on our journey of improvement which has seen 94% of schools now being rated Good or Outstanding by Ofsted, and to focus more effectively on areas such as our more vulnerable children and young people to ensure Essex provides a wholly inclusive education which can meet the needs of all of our children and young people.

Current jobs within the Essex Educational Psychology Service (EPS) Improving lives: using psychology to create positive change.

We are seeking to recruit Associate Educational Psychologists across Essex. We have a base in Harlow, Braintree, Colchester and Basildon. The role will involve writing Statutory Psychological advice as part of an EHCNA.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • British Psychological Society (BPS) recognised first degree in psychology.
  • A Doctorate or Master’s degree in Educational Psychology, and eligibility for chartered status within the British Psychological Society.
  • HCPC registration essential.
  • Recent, relevant in-service professional development.
  • Detailed understanding and awareness of relevant SEN legislation.
  • Experience of working with children and young people with SEN/Disability, and detailed knowledge of research informed interventions and approaches that prevent and meet SEN.

To read more about us please visit: https://www.workingforessex.com/role/education/

Why Essex? Essex County Council has a location to be proud of. Our 1,300 square miles stretch from Constable Country to the Thames Estuary, from the dynamic M11 corridor to the traditional seaside resorts of Clacton and Walton. England’s oldest town, Colchester, and two of its newest – Basildon and Harlow – are right here. Along with the City of Chelmsford, the county town, they form our major population centres. It means real choice and makes Essex the ideal place for your career. To read more please visit: https://www.workingforessex.com/about-us/

To view our Organisational Behaviours information please follow this link: https://www.workingforessex.com/organisational-behaviours/

What you should do next

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, we would love to hear from you. Please apply via the Working for Essex website.

Please note that Essex County Council has determined that the off-payroll working rules will not apply to this assignment.

As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. Essex County Council are a diverse and inclusive employer.

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If you have queries on this role or require anything further, please email candidate.care@essex.gov.uk