Assistant Psychologist/Assertive Outreach Tutor

TC Education Services
East London, Greater London
£22000 - £24000/annum
13 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Title: Assistant Psychologist
Employer: TCES Schools Group:Create Services London and Essex
Description: Assistant Psychologist/Assertive outreach tutors

Salary £22,000– £24,000 depending on qualifications and experience

The hours of work will be 37.5 per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm,
Location(s): London and Essex
The TCES Group of Schools is a leading and highly successful provider of day school education in London and the South East for vulnerable young people with SEMH and ASC.
Our services include the CREATE (Community, Recovery, Education, Assessment and Therapeutic Experience) Service, a parallel service, running alongside our schools. This service is a highly innovative multidisciplinary service for vulnerable children and young people and their families. Our mission is to educate, inspire and support children and young people with highly complex needs through a creative process which promotes positive growth and change. We always strive to remove barriers to learning in order that children and young people can enjoy school and are encouraged towards lifelong learning.
The Create service is inviting applications from Psychology Graduates seeking to enhance and develop their clinical skills in direct work with children and young people with complex needs. You will receive weekly group supervision and training from senior educational, social work and clinical professionals with very substantial experience of working with CYP with complex needs.

Assertive Outreach Tutors will be required to carry out specific direct educational work with individual pupils within the Education Hub or community. Assertive Outreach Tutors are responsible for creating and monitoring IEPs and schemes of work with the support of the Case Coordinator. All TCES staff have responsibility for the education provision and for the promotion of good pastoral care and behaviour support strategies.
All staff will be expected to look at our pupils holistically and to draw on a wide range of educational, mental health and social care strategies to meet pupil needs. Assertive Outreach Tutors will be expected to adhere to both Local Authority and The Group Child Protection Procedures and to ensure at all times that the welfare of the pupils is paramount.
Assertive Outreach Tutors will have the support of a Case Coordinator with specific responsibility for home/school liaison over matters of attendance, behaviour support and academic progress. The Case Coordinator, in liaison with the Head of Clinical Services also has direct responsibility for liaison with external agencies such as therapists and counselors and for monitoring the workplace provision.
Objectives of post
• To undertake and deliver a variety of high quality structured educational/ activities packages with high risk and complex pupils, as specified in their Individual Education Plans and Service Proposals and as defined by the Case Coordinator.
• To promote the interests and ensure the safety and well-being of pupils in accordance with good practice and the policies and procedures of the Company.
• To deliver therapeutic intervention programmes to individuals and groups within our therapeutic hubs under the supervison of senior Clinical Psyshologists and Psychotherapists and in collaboration with the clinical team.
• To manage delegated tasks within the Company, as defined by senior staff.
• To represent the company positively at all times by reflecting its mission statement, core philosophy and ethos and by reflecting good educational practice