Educational Psychologist Required – Sandwell

Educational Psychologist Required – Sandwell

Applicants must hold a professional qualification in Educational Psychology or will have qualified by September 2021 and must be registered with the HCPC.

Educational Psychologist 15.04.21

Contract summary



  • Supply services of personnel including temporary staff – 79620000

Location of contract

B70 8SZ

Value of contract

£1,000 to £2,000

Procurement reference

AA EdPsych150421

Published date

15 April 2021

Closing date

20 April 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

26 April 2021

Contract end date

26 July 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

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Job role: Educational Psychologist
Hours: 7.5 a week
Start date: ASAP
Pay rate: 475 per day
This is not a traded service role.
Applicants must hold a professional qualification in Educational Psychology or will have qualified by September 2021 and must be registered with the HCPC.
An Enhanced DBS check is required for this post.
o Do you enjoy applying psychology creatively and at multiple levels?
o Are you a psychologist who likes a challenge?
o Are you an innovator who can help us to further develop our working relationships with partners including Social Care and Public Health?
This is an exciting opportunity to join an established and highly valued Community Educational and Child Psychology team that is expanding and evolving to meet the demands and needs of a diverse population by increasing our capacity.
Sandwell Educational Psychology Service (EPS) is a strong and vibrant team that is an integral part of the well- regarded multi-professional Inclusion Support Service (Ofsted-HMI 2017) within an LA where ‘Informed and coordinated actions are improving provision and outcomes for children and young people with SEND’ (Ofsted-HMI 2019).
We provide a working environment that promotes good working relationships and the strength of team support. You will work a school patch system in a multi-professional team but will also meet regularly with the ECP team which includes Senior ECPs, Senior Specialist ECPs, Trainee ECPs, Assistant ECPs and Research Psychologists. You will have a laptop and mobile phone, which will enable you to work efficiently and agilely.
We are fortunate to continue to operate within a centrally-funded model, but we are also developing our traded offer with schools. In addition, we are delivering high profile projects, such as the Sandwell Wellbeing Charter Mark, that have been commissioned by partners within the Local Authority including Public Health and Social Care. Our ECPs are also involved in the delivery of Video Interactive Guidance (VIG) and Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST), and have led on the development of a range of psychologically-based assessment tools and whole school approaches.
In Sandwell every day is different where the work involves a variation of activities including consultation, training, research and work with Early Years children right up to Post 16 young people. ECPs are encouraged to be innovative and creative to support service development and are autonomous in the approaches taken and the choice of tools used to work with children and young people. The ECP team have a solid team identity that is grounded in the values of Community Psychology, with a strong emphasis on person-centred approaches and anti-oppressive practice.
Sandwell is an exciting and continuously developing service where Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is highly valued. Consequently, all ECP…


More information


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Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No


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About the buyer


Contact name

Amin Aziz


1 Providence Place
West Bromwich
West Midlands
B70 8SZ
United Kingdom


0121 569 4438