Educational Psychologist Job at Lancashire County Council – in Morecambe

Job Description

Lancashire Educational Psychology Service would very much welcome applications from those who are inspired and able to engage others in achieving the best possible outcomes for children and young people. We comprise three dynamic, friendly and supportive teams of educational psychologists, who are committed to optimising outcomes for children and young people and providing support and help to those who need it.

Between us we have a wide range of research interests, the creative use of which is encouraged to support projects with protected time that reflect current priorities for the authority and on-going service development including participation, co-production, culture and diversity, relational approaches, mental health and well-being and consultation. As a service we continue to develop our knowledge in other areas too, such as dynamic assessment, video interaction guidance and in the use of technology. We successfully hosted the North West CPD Conference for Educational Psychologists in 2020.

Every Educational Psychologist in Lancashire is:
linked to one or more clusters of schools

responsible for providing individual and group consultations and completing any individual casework, including statutory work that arises in relation to these schools

able to become involved in the development of training to schools and the wider workforce as this is commissioned

able to participate in project work that utilises their specialist knowledge and/or their particular interests alongside other psychologists from across the county.

We would very much welcome applications from fully qualified and HCPC registered Educational Psychologists and also those in training who would like to be part of these exciting developments in Lancashire. We offer part-time in addition to full time posts Please contact Dr Frances Parker Principal Educational Psychologist, via email: [email protected] if you would like any more information. We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 22nd August and interviews will be held during the week beginning 10th September.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a ‘disclosure’. Further information can be found on the ‘Our Recruitment Process’ tab.

You will be required to provide a car for use in connection with the duties of this post and must be insured for business use. However, we may consider you if you cannot drive because of a disability.

You must be registered with the Health Care and Professions Council (HCPC).

We do not hold a sponsorship licence and can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, your application will not progress.

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

Additional Information

Minimum Salary: 38197

Maximum Salary: 56554

Pay Basis: Yearly

Schedule Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37

Closing Date: Aug 22, 2021

About Company

Company: Lancashire County Council –

Company Location:  Morecambe

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