• Full Time
  • Oxfordshire
  • 44474 - 54609 £ / Year
  • 5 May 2024

Website OxfordshireCC Oxfordshire County Council

£44,474 – £54,609

We apply our psychological skills and knowledge to ensure the best possible outcomes and opportunities for children and young people. We work collaboratively with young people themselves, their parent/carers, educational setting staff and other professionals working closely with children and young people. Key duties include managing traded time within a cluster of allocated schools by developing relationships with SENCOs and school professionals. We advise and support schools in a number of ways which are agreed through planning meetings. There is the opportunity to provide training and support in a range of areas, including Emotional Literacy Support Assistant training and supervision, SENCo supervision for school staff, a maths course designed by the EPS, Postvention training and Critical Incident Support.

We are a team of reflective practitioners who value professional development and strong peer support to ensure that we consistently develop and maintain skills and knowledge. As a member of the team, you will be well supported through an initial induction period and then regular line management and supervision thereafter, with opportunities to develop areas of interest and collaborative working with colleagues. Part time working is available.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is, or will be, a professionally qualified Educational Psychologist with registration to the HCPC
  • Is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Seeks opportunities for personal development
  • Works within a consultative/joint problem-solving framework
  • Actively challenges all forms of discrimination and promotes equal opportunities, inclusion and diversity
    Is enthusiastic, creative and determined to make a positive impact on children’s lives through the application of psychology
  • Has excellent written communication skills and competent use of information technology
  • Has good diary management/organisational skills
  • Is a supportive team member who contributes to the service development

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