Educational & Child Psychologist x 2.5

Location
Sandwell, West Midlands
Salary
£40,136 - £49,714 per annum
Posted
08 Jun 2021
Closes
21 Jun 2021
Ref
SAND000005288
Contract Type
Full time

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established and highly valued Community Educational and Child Psychology team that is expanding and evolving to meet the demands and needs of a diverse population by increasing our capacity.

We provide a working environment that promotes good working relationships and the strength of team support. You will work a school patch system in a multi-professional team. You will have a laptop and mobile phone, which will enable you to work efficiently and agilely.

We are fortunate to continue to operate within a centrally-funded model, but we are also developing our traded offer with schools. In addition, we are delivering high profile projects, such as the Sandwell Wellbeing Charter Mark, that have been commissioned by partners within the Local Authority including Public Health and Social Care.

In Sandwell every day is different where the work involves a variation of activities including consultation, training, research and work with Early Years children right up to Post 16 young people. The ECP team have a solid team identity that is grounded in the values of Community Psychology, with a strong emphasis on person-centred approaches and anti-oppressive practice.

Sandwell is an exciting and continuously developing service where Continuing Professional Development is highly valued. Consequently, all ECPs are encouraged to develop their professional interests in order to enhance the progression of the service and ultimately the opportunities for the children and young people of Sandwell.

The successful applicant will be entitled to the following:

  • Up to 35 days per year annual leave
  • Up to 24 days flexi-leave per year
  • Travel expenses paid
  • Additional LA incentives such as a Car Loan and Cycle to Work Schemes available
  • Various health and wellbeing programmes open to all Sandwell employees

Our Values; TrustUnity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

Qualifications

Degree in Psychology recognised by BPS Post Graduate Qualification in Educational and Child Psychology (recognised by BPS)

Hours: 

37 hours per week

An Enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

For further Information or have further enquiries about these posts please contact Alison Bayliss 07790942355 for Melanie Sutherland 07748-320669

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

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