Camden's Educational Psychology Service is looking for an energetic, dynamic and highly committed educational psychologist to provide an effective, innovative educational psychology service for children and families. The EPS has a high reputation in schools and services, with the majority buying in traded services. We work collaboratively as a team to continually develop our ways of working.
Camden has a vibrant education scene with excellent schools, health and care services, including a strong early help offer to families. We take an outcome focused consultative approach to delivery of EP services to schools and other organisations and work closely with a range of agencies. There are opportunities for EPs to deliver exciting projects including developing interventions in schools. We deliver support in a diverse range of community settings to raise attainment for children and young people with SEND, and support the development of children's resilience and motivation.
We are looking to appoint to two fixed term posts to provide maternity cover and an increase in traded services. We are seeking candidates with an excellent understanding of psychological frameworks and their application. You will contribute consultation, assessment and interventions to meet the needs of vulnerable children, including those with SEN and Disabilities and children who are Looked After.
You will have an excellent understanding of SEND and Equalities legislation and a sound knowledge of children's psychological development, together with skills and experience in delivery of psychological interventions e.g. CBT and VIG.
Camden welcomes applications from experienced educational psychologists registered with the HCPC, or trainees completing their third year of training in 2017.
For details of the skills and experience required, please download the job profile.
This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
If you would like to discuss the role, please contact Hilary Forbes (PEP), Neelam Kumar, or Shane Gallagher (Senior EPs) on 020 7974 6500.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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How to apply:
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply for job" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in the Technical Knowledge and Experience section of the job profile. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Closing dates for applications: Wednesday 6th June 2018 23:58
Interviews to be held: Week Commencing 11th June 2018
Please quote ref: 180000IF
To view the Job Profile please click HERE
Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis but we anticipate a start date 1 September 2018.
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