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Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Salary: £42,416 - £51,268

Existing SPA points 1 & 2 will be honoured

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term/Secondment until 31/12/2019, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

Click HERE for information on Camden’s flexible working options

 

Do you want to work in an innovative Educational Psychology team in a Central London borough?

Camden Educational Psychology Service (EPS) are looking for HCPC registered Educational Psychologists to join our innovative, vibrant and creative workforce. The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of psychological frameworks and their application in a range of contexts.

At Camden we are a warm, dedicated, skilled group of practitioners who work collaboratively to support the progress of the most vulnerable children and young people in the borough. We have a range of interesting opportunities within the team, excellent CPD opportunities and ongoing partnerships with CAMHS, Social Care and MOSAIC linked to supporting children borough-wide and beyond. If you have a special interest in developing your understanding of CBT, Dynamic Assessment, VIG, VERP, and technology based assessment apply within!

The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of SEND and Equalities legislation and a sound knowledge of children's psychological development, together with skills and experience in delivery of psychological interventions. You will also contribute consultation, assessment and deliver interventions to meet the needs of vulnerable children, including those with SEN and Disabilities and children who are Looked After.

Please note this post is to cover maternity leave.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.


To be considered for this post it is essential that you hold a qualification in Educational Psychology (e.g. Doctorate or Masters), which permits Graduate Registration with the British Psychological Society, alongside a current HCPC Registration. The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of SEND and Equalities legislation and a sound knowledge of children's psychological development, together with skills and experience in delivery of psychological interventions. You will also contribute consultation, assessment and deliver interventions to meet the needs of vulnerable children, including those with SEN and Disabilities and children who are Looked After.

 

About Camden 


Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.


Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

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To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

 

How to apply:

 

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

 

Please attach a supporting statement that describes how you meet the requirements of the role and demonstrates the impact of your work as an educational psychologist.

 

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

 

If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Hilary Forbes (Principal Educational Psychologist), Neelam Kumar, or Shane Gallagher (Senior Educational Psychologists) on 020 7974 6547/1523/6863 or on the team line 020 7974 6500,


Closing dates for applications:           Wednesday 7th November 2018 at 23:59

Interviews to be held:                         Wednesday 14th November 2018

Please quote ref:                                180000RM

Start date:                                           January 2019 or as soon after as possible

 

To view the Job Profile please click HERE


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