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Assistant Psychologist

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.

Achieving for Children (RBWM)

£24,807 – £28,247 pa

Achieving for Children, Windsor & Maidenhead


Full Time

37 hours per week • 12 month Fixed Term contract from September 2020 – August 2021.


12/07/2020 at 23:59 PM


Achieving for Children (RBWM)

Vacancy Description

Achieving for Children is an award-winning social enterprise created by Kingston and Richmond Councils in 2014, expanding into the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead in 2017. We are responsible for delivering the entirety of children’s services in all three local authorities.

Achieving for Children has established a reputation as one of the leading children’s services providers in the country. We are one of the Department for Education’s eight ‘Partners in Practice’, tasked with leading improvement across the sector.

As an Assistant Psychologist for Achieving for Children, you will be responsible for:

  • Working within the remit of the Psychology and Wellbeing Service, Children & Young People Disability Service and the wider Children’s Services objectives.
  • Support the work of the Assessment Coordinators, Including coordination and review of joint Educational Psychology & Assessment Coordinators’ audit and review of Education, Health & Care plans.
  • Support the Educational Psychology, Wellbeing and Behaviour Support Teams through working with a range of schools and other agencies/services under direct supervision of the link Educational Psychologist.
  • Support the Early Years SEND project with supervision from Senior Practitioner Educational Psychologists.
  • Support for schools that purchase Assistant Psychologist time with supervision from the link EP. This enables Assistant Psychologists to work closely with staff and children & young people to embed interventions and advice arising from EP involvement.
  • Support initiatives to promote the wellbeing and special educational needs of children through early intervention and school development work and analysis of data.
  • Support the planning and delivery of training.
  • Support initiatives to promote the wellbeing of children through early intervention and school development work.
  • Undertake small scale research and projects including analysis of data.

For further information, please contact Anna Walsh on 07760 173168.

Start dates:

Achieving for Children have Fixed Start Dates, candidates are advised to prepare for this should a job offer be accepted to ensure eligible continuous service is not affected (for critical Social Work posts during COVID-19, start dates will be fast tracked).

Achieving for Children is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check.

Closing date: 12 July 2020

Interviews: 17 July 2020

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