Associate Child and Educational Psychologists (ACE-Psychologists)

ASSOCIATE OPPORTUNITY

We are looking for enthusiastic, creative, and knowledgeable Associate Child and Educational Psychologists (ACE-psychologists) to support the growing demand for Child and Educational Psychology services in Staffordshire and the West Midlands. As a non-LA service, we do not need to fulfil statutory duties. We support a range of service users, MATs, and are highly regarded by educational communities with whom we have long term relationships.

SUMMIT PSYCHOLOGY SERVICES

The founder of Summit is a Child and Educational Psychologist who provides EMDR therapy and specialist psychological support in the field of trauma informed practice. Due to increasing demand for specialist support, we are seeking ACE-Psychologists who can join the team to support the service's capacity.

We are passionate about applying evidence-based practice, therapies, and systemic approaches that make a difference, whether that be at an individual level or supporting the development of educational communities and settings through organisational change processes. As an independent service we do not have statutory SEND duties, freeing up your professional potential to work with schools to bring about positive change for children and young people.

PROFESSIONAL ROLE DESCRIPTION

We are looking for Associate Child and Educational Psychologists who use a consultation model of service delivery and who can confidently collaborate with educational communities, parents, and other service users to ensure best outcomes for children and young people.

For September 2022 we are also looking for an Associate Educational Psychologist who is knowledgeable and skilled in supporting ACE’s, can apply trauma informed practices and relational care approaches from the individual to the systemic. This would be to work closely with a secondary academy in Birmingham for one day per week during term time. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to work creatively and collaboratively with students and staff alike.

ASSOCIATE CHILD AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Associate Educational Psychologists will need to be able to offer advice, practical strategies, and SEND interventions, as well as supporting educational communities and parents, individual children and young people or groups of children and young people as required.

You would be expected to have the psychological and interpersonal skills to build trust, exercise integrity, and independently deliver Child and Educational Psychology services in a variety of modalities, to a level expected of a competent professional, and which should be based on carefully reasoned formulation and hypothesis testing.

How to apply

Step 1

Download and read thoroughly the Post Description PDF here.

Step 2

Have a look through our website here and see what we've been doing and get a feel for our ethos.

Step 3

If you feel this post in our service could be right for you, fill in the application here.