Educational Psychologist

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Southwark Council
£42,000 to £50,000 Per Annum
Job Type
Date Posted
5th June 2018

Job Description

The role

Southwark's Educational Psychology Service is committed to improving life chances. This is an opportunity to apply your psychological skills and knowledge, team working, organisational and problem solving skills to deliver excellence for children and families.

If appointed to this role you will deliver evidence-informed, high quality psychological services to children, young people and families. You will provide targeted early intervention services and ensure they are delivered to the highest standards. You will also work closely with schools and early years settings to ensure that programmes for children and families have the maximum impact. You will share our commitment to integrated working, delivering family focused services and constant improvement.

The requirements

We are looking for a fully qualified, registered educational psychologist with a background in applying psychology to meeting the needs of vulnerable children and young people. This will have equipped you with strong skills in psychological consultation, assessment, intervention, research and the delivery of training. We will consider applications from trainee educational psychologists.

Good communication skills, knowledge of appropriate legislation, guidance and policies and the ability to balance an unpredictable workload will be essential. Southwark is renowned for its cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity and applicants are required to demonstrate competence in working within a diverse context.

For an informal discussion please contact the Principal Educational Psychologist (Hanna Hancock /Emma Pearl) on 020 7525 2650/2659 or at or

Additional details

We have both full and part-time opportunities available in the service and currently have one-year fixed-term and permanent posts on offer to the successful candidate.

Recruitment timetable

Closing date: 25 June 2018

Interview date: 4 July 2018 

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