3 X Permanent Full-Time Educational Psychologists
Please quote reference numbers ED/03/069, ED/03/070, ED/03/073
Applications are welcome from suitably qualified educational psychologists or psychologists in their final year of training on an accredited course to join our diverse, creative and innovative team.
Candidates should be effective communicators, have good interpersonal skills and have sound knowledge about current practice in Educational Psychology and legislation concerning special educational needs.
Wirral has recently received national commendation for ‘most improved council’ and has a reputation for excellence and high achievement in schools.
The Psychology Team is an expanding, friendly service that is well regarded with all stakeholders. We have a well-established consultative model of service delivery that values the application of psychology, innovative practice and professional integrity.
We place emphasis on the importance of professional judgement and are using a wide range of tools and approaches for different levels of work.
The service is well placed within the Children and Young Peoples Department to play a key role in the implementation of the SEND Reform programme and the development of person-centred approaches.
Wirral EP Team provides regular opportunities for continuous professional development to promote up-to-date professional practice of a high standard.
We have a dedicated Admin Team, access to a range of ICT supports, including laptops, mobile phones and voice recognition software such as the Dragon programme.
This is an opportunity for you to bring your experiences, enthusiasm and initiative to apply psychology on Wirral in a dynamic and solution focused way.
We can offer you:
• A supportive EP Team housed in excellent accommodation
• Relative security and stability from a centrally funded LA
• Structured induction and a high level of supervision
• Full access to CPD opportunities and contribution to wider strategic agendas
• Opportunities to develop specialisms and knowledge and working within wider arenas
• Excellent dedicated administrative support <>p>• Intranet and e-mail facilities with IT support where necessary
The Education Psychology Team forms part of Wirral’s Specialist Support Teams and we work alongside colleagues from School Improvement, Learning and Behaviour Support, Early Years Intervention Team and Sensory, ASC Team and Medical/Physical Support and the SEN Team.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Level DBS check.
Application packs for the above post are available from Strategic Director of Transformation and Resources, Resources Team, Cheshire Lines Building, Canning Street, Birkenhead, Wirral CH41 1ND (0151–606 2040); email email@example.com or apply online at www.wirral.gov.uk