Outcomes First Group
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Job Title: Educational Psychologist
Location: East Midlands
Hours: 37.5 per week; Monday to Friday
Salary: £42,560 – £63,840 per annum (dependent on experience)
As part of our continued growth, we have an opportunity for an Educational Psychologist to make a difference to the lives of people with complex needs. If you are looking to join a dedicated multi-disciplinary team in a challenging and rewarding environment, we would like to hear from you.
About the Role
You’ll join our multi-disciplinary team of dedicated clinical staff providing psychological assessment for pupils within the schools, guidance for education and care teams and professional development training for all staff. The role involves communicating with families/ carers and specialist agencies. You’ll work alongside Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Psychotherapists, Psychologists and Assistant Psychologists.
Location: Homebased, supporting 4 schools: Longdon Park School, Longdon Hall School, Trent Acres and Wenlock School. All four Schools provide specialist education for pupils aged between 5 and 18 years old.
Wenlock and Longdon Hall Schools support pupils with social, communication, and emotional difficulties resulting from a primary need of social, emotional & mental health (SEMH) and/or autism spectrum condition (ASC).
Options Trent Acres and Options Longdon Park are specialist schools for pupils with complex needs including Autistic pupil’s.
Based 20 minutes away from each other on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire border.
About the Group
Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of special needs education and care. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland and Wales with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we educate and care for.
We are really proud to say that in 2023, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for the fourth year running.
Our divisional brands include Acorn Education and Care and Options Autism.
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Who we are looking for?
We are looking for an Educational Psychologist with a masters or doctoral professional qualification and HCPC registration. You’ll need to be creative and passionate about improving outcomes for pupils with complex needs.
The ideal candidate will be resilient and have experience of working in with people with complex SEN needs. You’ll need to be a good communicator with strong skills in assessment and report writing.
What’s in it for you?
We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment where our people are heard, respected and hugely valued. We want our employees to come to work with energy, determination and most importantly we want them to be happy in their work. We are well aware that it is our highly skilled teams that make Outcomes First Group the success it is, and we want this to continue. This is why we provide a range of benefits designed to support you, not just in your work life but also on a personal level too. We want you to be the best you can be and offer genuine opportunities for career development and progression.
For further information on this role please refer the Job Description and Person Specification attached. To discuss this role in more detail, please contact Sarah Attwell (Resourcing Team)
At Outcomes First Group we are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.
Job ID 230825