Educational Psychologist

Recruiter
Brent Council
Location
Wembley, London (Greater)
Salary
£42,075 - £49,714 p.a. plus Inner London weighting of £3,270
Posted
11 May 2021
Closes
06 Jun 2021
Ref
2100353
Contract Type
Full time

Take the next step in your career development as an EP 

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us. 

The EPS sits within The Inclusion Service and enjoys an excellent reputation amongst our LA colleagues and within our schools and settings.  This year the service has lead on the delivery of the DFE’s Well-being Return to School Program and systemic support for the development of whole school approaches to well-being will be an ongoing feature of our offer to schools.

Brent is a borough that regards flexible working as the norm in the future and this is supported within the Educational Psychology Service.

The Post

The post will comprise the normal range of EP duties to include providing a service as a link EP to a group of schools and providing psychological advice and support to our SEN department.

There will be an opportunity to be involved in project work contributing to strategic priorities within the Children and Young People’s Department in Brent.  Those who are interested in working part-time will be welcome to apply.

The Person

We are keen to hear from qualified EPs or 3rd year TEPs who would like to work in our friendly and highly experienced team.  We are looking for EPs who want to support schools through consultation and a range of ideas and approaches in respect of assessment and intervention in our schools and settings.

For an informal discussion about the post call the PEP on 020 8937 2489 or email frank.glennon@brent.gov.uk

Closing Date: 6 June 2021 (23:00)

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on recruitment@brent.gov.uk.  Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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