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Locum Educational Psychologist

  • Chester, Cheshire, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £400 - £500

Seven Resourcing are currently looking for a Locum Educational Psychologist to work in Cheshire. This position is initially for a period of 3 months. The hiring manager is happy to consider a locum who can work anything between 2 – 5 days per week. The day rate will range from £400 – £500 per day (inside of IR35).

The role:

Implement strategies and techniques that are grounded in psychological and educational theory and principles in order to promote inclusion and maximise the achievement of young people.

Contribute to multi-agency partnerships to ensure locally based and effective working for children, young people and their families. Support schools and early years settings in meeting the requirements of the new SEND legislation and the related local authority policies and procedures. Contribute to the effectiveness of the local authority in implementing local and national strategies, policies and practices. Contribute to school improvement ensuring support for schools identified by Ofsted or the LEA as causing concern.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide a consultative service underpinned by an interactionist perspective, to a local community of schools and early years settings in the identification, assessment and support of children and young people with additional and special needs.

Promote the use of research and evidence based practice across the localities in order to promote change within individuals and groups through the application of psychological knowledge of child and adolescent development and specialist knowledge of special educational needs.

Contribute psychological advice to Education Health and Care Plan assessments of children and young people.

Ensure commitment to equal opportunities and anti discrimination policies in practice

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Experience: 2+ years as an Educational Psychologist in the UK.
  • Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 2 – 5 days per week.

Working with Seven Social Care:

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