Locum Educational Psychologists

Job Category: Technical & Professional
Contract Type Temporary
Location Suffolk
Job Type Full-time
Hours per week Various
Rate Contact us, £1000 per assessment

About the job:

We’re seeking Educational Psychologists to undertake assessments in schools across Suffolk.

Contact us today at [email protected] for more information.

  • Able to deal effectively highly sensitive and emotionally and / or professional challenging situations
  • Able to command confidence and commitment to delivery within a high profile service.
  • Well-developed communication skills, with excellent report writing skills; being able to produce written materials that are clear, concise and accurate.
  • Skilled in interpreting and presenting complex material to differing audiences
  • Ability to reflect, adapt and implement change based on experiences,
  • Creative and innovative thinking, with strong commitment to practical application and delivery of effective services
  • High level of commitment to equality and managing diversity, sensitive to the needs and views of diverse groups and individuals including children and young people.
  • High level analytical skills to identify need and determine appropriate psychological interventions and provision
  • Significant experience of working with children and young people with SEND and additional needs including mental health / emotional well-being.
  • Expertise, knowledge and understanding of legislation, policy and best practice
  • Thorough knowledge of processes and procedures of consultation, assessment and intervention based on person centred psychological evidence-based practice.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of universal services
  • Partnership working
  • Good ICT skills
  • Educational Psychology Masters or Doctorate Degree
  • Current and valid registration as an Educational Psychologist with the Health Care Professional Council (HCPC)
  • An enhanced DBS check is required for this role
  • A full, clean UK driving licence is required
  • Police vetting is required
  • Frequent travel across the county to make visits is required

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