We are looking for Assistant Educational Psychologists to work within the Educational Psychology Service. This is an excellent time to be joining the growing Bristol service.
Bristol has undergone significant changes and evidence confirms that the EPS remains well respected, both in relation to casework and supporting the new innovative work with a variety of other commissioners.
Job Type: Other, Education
Working Hours: Full Time
Employment Type: Fixed Term
Location: City Hall, College Green, BS1 5TR
Pay Grade: 1-4 Soulbury Assistant EP scale
Salary: £29,359 - £32,950 p.a.
DBS: DBS enhanced
Closing Date: 08/12/2019
Fixed term January 2020 to August 31st 2020, Assistant Educational Psychologist’s Solbury Assistant EP scale 1-4.
We are a traded service so have the benefits of flexibility, but are still maintained by a large LA. We are an innovative supportive group of EPs, valuing evidence based practice, and practice based evidence. We are delivering generic EP services, but also are very involved in systems change issues and therapeutic work. To that end we have introduced ACT, VIG, Narrative Approaches, ELSA training and supervision, and other research projects. We work closely with school improvement, other accessible city services and other partners such as mental health services, and social care. We also have good strong University links.
We offer excellent ICT support (laptop and smartphone), induction, supervision, supportive colleagues; and an interesting work environment within a thriving, expanding, multi-cultural City.
You will need to be a self-motivated well organised, innovative and committed individual, with a good understanding of psychology. You will be working closely with educational psychologists, families and educational settings to deliver psychological services. This will include report writing and working with young people, families and setting staff.
We welcome applications from individuals with a psychology degree or equivalent and experience and interest in working with children and young people aged 0-25 and their families.
Please note that this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.
For further information or an informal conversation about the post and Bristol, contact Dr Duncan Gillard and Jenny Maxwell on 0117-922-2444. Full contact details can be accessed by logging in to your Eteach account and clicking on the 'Apply Now' button, where you will be re-directed to the online application form.
At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the City we serve. We therefore welcome, develop
and promote people from all sections of the community.
Bristol City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.