Educational Psychologist

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/02/2021 23:59
£40,136 - £49,714 (plus SPA points up to £54,959)
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Education Development Centre, Spennymoor, DL16 6YP. However, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.
Number of posts:
Closing date:
4 Feb
Further Information

Permanent Educational Psychology Post

• Do you want to make a real difference to supporting the inclusion of children and young people?

• Do you want to be part of a large and supportive team with a central role in the LA developing and delivering inclusion services and support?

Durham Educational Psychology Service is a highly valued and expanding service organised in 4 Locality EP Teams. We are looking for creative and enthusiastic colleagues with good interpersonal and communication skills to join the Educational Psychology Service in Durham. Durham’s Educational Psychology team provides a wide range of interventions and projects within schools and Early Years Settings. It sits within the broader context of a vibrant Specialist SEND and Inclusion Service with a range of psychology led multidisciplinary teams offering excellent professional development and career opportunities. A successful applicant would be expected to provide a good balance of early intervention and preventative services in addition to some statutory work.

We offer an excellent induction package and supervision as well peer support and opportunities to work into range of projects and specialist areas. We have a commitment to supporting staff to follow their own professional interests and have a strong programme of continuing professional development. The Service has a central office base with opportunities for hot desking and is supported by a dedicated business administration team.

Please find attached a brochure which provides additional information about working as an Educational Psychologist in Durham.

For further information please contact Janet Crawford, Principal Educational Psychologist on 03000 263333 or email janet.crawford@durham.gov.uk

Salary: Soulbury Scale A Points 2 to 7 with corresponding salaries £40,136 - £49,714 (plus SPA points up to £54,959).

Applicants require a first degree in Psychology and a recognised post graduate doctorate qualification in Educational Psychology or will have this qualification in September 2021 and be able to meet the requirements for registration with the Health Care Professions Council.

Applicants must be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), or, in the case of trainee EP’s, expecting to have their registration confirmed following the completion of their recognised training course.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place virtually on Friday 12th February 2021.

The post will be based at the Education Development Centre, Spennymoor, DL16 6YP. However, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.

Own transport or means of mobility essential as you will be required to travel around the Local Authority.

Removal, lodging and separation expenses may be available to the successful candidate if at the time of application for appointment their place of residence is outside the administrative area of County Durham and in excess of 30 miles in a straight line from the their new administrative centre, along with a number of other criteria for eligibility.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact Payroll & Employee Services on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.