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Senior Specialist Educational Psychologist


Hours: Permanent Part-time 0.4 wte*
Closing date: Thursday, 19th April 2018

We are currently seeking to employ an experienced Educational Psychologist to work as part of the Therapeutic and Psychology Service within our Children’s and Young People’s Service at Sutherland House School, Nottingham.

The Therapeutic and Psychology Service currently includes Speech Therapy, Educational Psychology including Psychology Assistants and Occupational Therapy. The team is an established, supportive, friendly and highly valued service within the school. Professional and Clinical supervision is integral to our approach. We are looking for an experienced, creative and skilled psychologist, with relevant experience working with children and young people with Autism and learning disabilities. Roles and responsibilities include leading the multidisciplinary complex needs panel and the school’s response to promoting the emotional well-being for children and young people in school, working collaboratively to provide effective interventions, consultation and support for the children, young people, their families/carers and staff as well as providing supervision for the assistant psychologists’ work in school.

As well as formal supervision and CPD there are opportunities to work with colleagues across the wider Therapeutic and Psychology Team, including supporting strategic development across the organisation.

The Elizabeth Newson Centre sits within Sutherland House School and there will be opportunities for working collaboratively with the staff in the Centre and the option to contribute to the diagnostic and assessment process as an addition to role as and when required.

AUTISM EAST MIDLANDS places great and well respected values on person centred approaches and aim to make a positive difference to the lives of all the individuals we support. Our integrated service provides excellent opportunities for professional growth, supervision/peer support, training and protected CPD. *Flexible/term time/annualised hours working options. Company pension.

Salary: Salary in line with AFC Band 8 (Soulbury B) Equivalent
Hours of Work: Permanent Part-time 0.4 wte*
Annual Leave: 30 days per annual leave (pro rata)

The post will involve travel between other sites within the organisation therefore it is essential that you are able to legally drive in the UK and have access to your own vehicle or use of a vehicle with full business use insurance cover.

Please note successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check at a cost to the individual

Autism East Midlands is an equal opportunities employer; please note we welcome applications from anyone interested in this or any of our other positions which can be found on our website.

To apply please follow one of the options below:

  • Download an electronic application form and relevant job description (see links below)
  • Request the application details by emailing
  • Call us on 01909 506678.

Please quote ref number ‘EDPSYCH’ on any correspondence relating to this vacancy

Closing date for completed applications is: 19th April 2018 at noon

Interviews: 1st May 2018 at our Sutherland House School, Nottingham

Applicants are asked to ensure that they will be available on this date as unfortunately no further interview dates are available.


Autism East Midlands is an equal opportunities employer.

“Promoting Quality of Life for People with Autism”

Autism East Midlands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

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JOB Description and Person Specification