Educational Psychologists

England, Essex
£35731.0 - £52903.0 per annum
04 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Job role
Team Leader
Contract Type
Full time

Current jobs within the Essex Educational Psychology Service (EPS)

Improving lives: using psychology to create positive change

Soulbury A Educational Psychologists (EP) jobs (Soulbury A 2-7 plus up to 3 SPA points)
There are many good reasons to join the Essex Educational Psychology Service. Essex EPS is a large, vibrant and creative service with 51 Educational Psychologists and 4 Assistant Educational Psychologists working across 4 geographical areas. We are a solution oriented service, free at the point of delivery. We have a Principal Educational Psychologist, 4 Deputy Principal Educational Psychologists and 17 senior specialists within the service. The service also supports Trainee EPs.

The following are benefits for all when joining the Essex Educational Psychology Service:
  • a welcome payment of up to £4000 (terms and conditions apply);
  • an excellent induction programme for all;
  • an annual 2 day Projects and Research conference for the service to share their innovations and hear from national speakers;
  • a full CPD programme with 8 service days and individual CPD days;
  • many employee benefits through Essex Extras;
  • a lease car scheme;
  • Essex Extras reward system (money off on the high street);
  • good ICT support;
  • fringe allowance for posts in Harlow and Basildon;
  • option to purchase additional holiday.
  • HCPC fees paid;
  • regular professional supervision separate from line management;
  • a generous relocation package of up to £8000 (terms and conditions apply);
  • a generous policy on SPA points (SPA 1 after successful first year in Essex, SPA 2 after successful 2nd year in Essex);
  • assistant EP support in the service;
  • an optional traded 'top up' EP service to schools;
  • a Critical Incident team for schools:
  • Pearson Assessments on iPads.
We are seeking to recruit Educational Psychologists across Essex. We have a base in Harlow, Braintree, Colchester and Basildon. Applications welcomed from Year 3 trainees.

  • British Psychological Society (BPS) recognised first degree in psychology.
  • A Doctorate or Master's degree in Educational Psychology, and eligibility for chartered status within the British Psychological Society.
  • HCPC registration.
  • Recent, relevant in-service professional development.
  • Detailed understanding and awareness of relevant SEN legislation.
  • Experience of working with children and young people with SEN/Disability, and detailed knowledge of research informed interventions and approaches that prevent and meet SEN.

Applicants for the all Educational Psychology posts must be registered with or be eligible for registration with the HCPC.