Swindon Borough Council - Swindon
Soulbury Scale A: £33,934 – £42,544 pa
12 month Fixed Term Contract commencing 1st September 2012
An exciting opportunity is available within the Swindon Educational Psychology Service (EPS) for an Educational Psychologist to join an integrated locality team including both education and health professionals. Swindon is a small Unitary Authority that is easily accessible. It is an exciting place to work, providing both challenges and opportunities for EPs.
The Educational Psychology Service (EPS) is a small, well-respected team. It has good relationships with schools and other partners and is a valued service. We are committed to multi-agency working and improving outcomes for children and families. We are developing our skills in Video Interaction Guidance, Online Inset and applying psychology in a multi-disciplinary context for the benefit of the community. EPs are encouraged and supported to develop a specialism.
Please consider making an application if you are:
Committed to supporting the inclusion of vulnerable children and young people.
Creative, flexible, positive thinking and focused on solutions.
Able to work successfully in a multi-disciplinary team.
Committed to multi-agency, integrated working practices.
EPs have regular support and supervision, appraisals, good induction, excellent CPD opportunities and flexible working practices. The Service is committed to an inclusive philosophy and practice.
For an informal discussion after receiving an application pack, please contact Karin Twiss, 07557 319897 (Senior EP) or Simon Kitson 07919 555081 (Senior EP).
We are committed to making our organisation as diverse as our community and therefore particularly welcome applications from people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, disabled people, and people from other diverse communities who are currently under- represented within our organisation.
An enhanced CRB disclosure will be required.
Closing date: 12th June 2012
Interview date: 28th June 2012 Local Government Talent - 11 months ago