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Educational Psychologist

Vacancy Summary
Employer:
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary:
Soulbury A point 3 – 8 £40 949 - £50,159 plus SPA
Location:
Waltham Forest
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
05/10/2019 at 23:55 PM
Reference:
F&H/19/106345
Vacancy Description

Soulbury A point 3 – 8 £40 949 - £50,159 plus SPA
London Borough of Waltham Forest offers a Retention bonus of £2000 which is paid annually in June and December. The bonus is subject to conditions
New recruits joining us will receive £1000 on commencement and £1000 on successful completion of the first 6 months of employment
Outer London /Casual Car/Bicycle user allowance (plus access to E car to carry out visits to schools)
SPA agreed when conditions are met
Posts are for 36 hours per week but term time contracts or part time work will be considered
The Educational Psychology Service is well regarded in the borough and as a consequence of recent promotions and an increase in commissions, we are looking to appoint an experienced additional Educational Psychologist to work in our team.
This is an exciting time to become a member of a modern, friendly, supportive organisation which works from a self contained , newly refurbished base on the Town Hall site within 15 mins walk from Walthamstow tube station .
The EPS team
• Consists of 17 permanent EP’s with trainees
• Is a successful traded business unit within a local authority
• Is committed to enabling EP’s to be involved in a variety of activities including early years , consultation , project work, ELSA , borough wide training, in addition to work commissioned by schools and statutory work
• Has strong support for continuing professional development
• Provides comprehensive induction and ongoing supervision
• Enjoys strong reciprocal links with professional training courses
• Benefits from dedicated administrative support and high quality IT with all EP’s having wifi lap top and smart phone

You will need to be:
• An excellent practitioner with good communication , interpersonal; organisation and time management skills
• Reliable and flexible
• Able to show initiative, take responsibility and recognise the issues of working within a traded environment
• Committed to consultative problem solving as a model of service delivery
• Have professional Educational Psychology qualifications (usually a Doctorate) recognised by the BPS have HCPC registration and be DBS cleared

For an informal discussion about this post:
Please contact Fiona Davey, Principal Educational Psychologist Fiona.Davey@walthamforest.gov.uk 07961 323 850
Applications by Jobs Go Public /AEP The closing date for applications is…. 4th October 2019
Interviews are provisionally arranged for 11th October 2019



Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
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