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Educational Psychologists

  • Employer: Essex County Council
  • Reference: 21109
  • Published: Wed 19/12/2018, 12:27 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/02/2019, 12:27 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £0 - £9,999
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Essex

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 50 Educational Psychology jobs and 4 Assistant Educational Psychology posts, working across 4 geographical areas. We are a solution oriented service and free at the point of delivery. We have a Principal Educational Psychologist, 4 Deputy Principal Educational Psychologists and senior specialists within the service. The following are benefits for all EPs joining the Essex Educational Psychology Service:
  • an excellent induction programme;
  • a £4000 Welcome Payment (prorated)
  • an annual 2 day Projects and Research conference for the service to share their innovations and hear from national speakers;
  • 8 Service days and individual additional 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;
  • 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;
  • Pearson Assessments on iPads.
We are seeking to recruit Educational Psychologists across Essex. We have a base in Harlow, Braintree, Colchester and Basildon.
  • 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.
Our new recruits think that Essex EPS is...
'a big, well managed, and organised service which is held in regard with schools and other professionals. Psychology is at the heart of things - with very interesting opportunities for CPD.'
'an extremely supportive team that has thorough induction processes that have allowed me to ease myself into the role with no difficulties. Essex's set of systems and procedures allow EPs to use their initiative and expertise in a safe and supportive service. I particularly value the Essex CPD programme with outside speakers.'
Applications are welcomed from those in year 3 of training courses.

Working for Essex welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Working for Essex is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

  • Employer: Essex County Council
  • Reference: 21109
  • Published: Wed 19/12/2018, 12:27 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/02/2019, 12:27 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £0 - £9,999
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Essex

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