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Job Reference: 47145

Locum Educational Psychologist

  • Morpeth, Northumberland, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £450 - £500

Seven Resourcing are looking for a locum Educational Psychologist to work with a local authority in the North East. This role is initially for a period of around 6 months and is paying £450-£500 per day (IR35 status is unknown at this stage).

The role:

  • To work as an Educational Psychologist (EP) in the Educational Psychology Service which is part of the Early Help Integrated Locality Team.
  • To support the Local Authority (LA) in meeting its responsibilities for pupils with special educational needs.
  • To provide direct support to a number of schools and early years settings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To carry out high quality and varied assessments with individual children and young people experiencing barriers to learning because of difficulties of cognition and learning; interaction and communication skills; physical, sensory and medical problems and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (ref: SEN Code of Practice).
  • To deliver a high quality educational psychology service to the LA by completing EP contributions to statutory assessments within given timelines and contributing, as required, to the Annual Reviews of pupils with Statements of Special Educational Need and Education Healthcare Plans, both in-and out of the area.
  • To lead Joint Problem-solving and Team Around the Child meetings resulting in effective interventions with children and young people involving parents, carers, teachers, teaching assistants and other relevant professionals.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: University Degree at grade 2:2 or above.
  • Experience: 1+ year of post-graduate experience as an Educational Psychologist in the UK.
  • Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 2 – 5 days per week.

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