Surrey County Council's Educational Psychology team are busy building our 2023 cohort! We are a large and expanding, friendly team and our EPs tell us that our sociability, continuous professional development (CPD) and emphasis on regular meetings with peers are real strengths of the service. As part of the Council's commitment to providing early intervention we are recruiting to a number of exciting new roles! Do you want to be part of an innovative, evidence-based, and outcome-focused service, with excellent supervision, and development opportunities? We are a large team of Psychologists covering all maintained schools across Surrey (mainstream and specialist) and can offer a range of posts with opportunities to develop areas of specialist expertise. We have offices based in Esher, Redhill and Woking and we also promote flexible and remote working. There is a well-defined leadership team with Senior Educational Psychologists in each of the four Surrey quadrants, so support and guidance will always be on hand. We Can Offer You: A competitive salary for main grade EPs: Soulbury Scale A, 3 - 8 with up to 3 SPA points (existing SPA points will be transferred and starting point of A5 for newly qualified EPs) £42,811- £57,544. SPA points 1 and 2 are automatically awarded after 1 and 2 years successful practice. Part time and fixed term opportunities are availableLondon Fringe Area allowance of £848 per annumFlexible working options around school core hoursMobile and agile working solutions with friendly local bases for office working Comprehensive supervision programme including a buddy for the first term, peer supervision, regular supervision with line manager. Newly qualified EPs will also have a reduced caseload for the first termExtensive CPD programme with 7 whole service study days across the year, development activities within area team meetings and opportunities to develop areas of special interest in line with the council's prioritiesGenerous Local government salary-related pension offered and the option to join the car lease schemeRelocation package of up to £8,000 which is exempt from tax and National Insurance contributions for permanent positionsVisa sponsorshipGood administrative support for the EP Service About the Service The service is part of Surrey's local SEND offer, working collaboratively with the Inclusion and Additional Needs Team and other areas like Speech and Language Therapy and Specialist Teaching. We also work closely with colleagues in health and in particular services for emotional wellbeing and mental health. We are committed to promoting positive futures for all children and young people. Our focus is on the young person in their educational setting, home and community. We work collaboratively through the application of psychological theory, research and techniques with children and young people, their families and professionals to understand what is happening, develop empathy and agree effective support to enable children to thrive in their local communities. We use psychological frameworks to support those working closely with our vulnerable learners to develop stable and supportive networks that make a real difference to the lives of children and young people. About the Role We are looking to further enhance our capacity to deliver a sustainable preventative offer to schools and to strengthen our emotional wellbeing and mental health offer in partnership with health colleagues. You will join a friendly and skilled area team providing psychological support to early years, primary, secondary and specialist settings. You will have access to a wide range of resources including our innovative 'virtual assessment room'. Consultation and co-production will be fundamental to all aspects of your work together with a strong belief in inclusion. We welcome applications from current year two and three Trainee EPs. Please note that Newly Qualified Educational Psychologists will start on salary scale point 5. If you might be interested in joining us as an Associate or Locum Educational Psychologist please contact our team directly (details below). We are looking for EPs who: Want to work in a service committed to promoting positive futures for children and young peopleHave a recognised qualification in Educational PsychologyAre registered with the HCPC and have permission to work in the UK We are a friendly team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about the work we do. If you feel like this could be the place to kick start your career or further develop your psychological skills, then please do get in touch. This is a rolling advert and applications will be reviewed regularly. If your application is successfully shortlisted, we will be in touch to arrange an interview. When your employment begins, you will need to be a member of HCPC. An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role. We have opportunities available across Surrey, so please talk to us about your preferred location. Our Commitment Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where: The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their applicationThe candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.read more
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ASEND needs HCPC registered Educational Psychologists for interesting and varied work around London. We know that not all Educational Psychologists (EP’s) are the same, or want to work in the same way. Our assignments are flexible in terms of the time commitment and the level of involvement, so you can work in the way that suits you best. At ASEND you will always be well supported by our specialist and experienced SEND team and well remunerated. Our EP work includes: Regular input, commonly one day per week, into a school combining consultancy and a whole-school improvement approach with individual assessments where agreed One-off "stand-alone" cognitive assessments to support schools in putting the best possible provision in place for a particular pupilPackages of 10 or more assessments in one school or MAT over the year, so you get to know the staff, students and familiesTraining for staff on a range of topics related to educational psychology, such as teacher assessment, developing a dyslexia- or autism-friendly school, SEMH, engaging all students in learning, etc.Investigations into the root causes of challenging behaviour and support for a positive behaviour approach This is a perfect role for someone who is really looking to make a difference and who can work innovatively with schools and families. There may also be opportunities to do some assessments and reports for first-tier tribunals and appeals. Contact us now to talk about the exciting work we have for Educational Psychologists in London. About ASEND: ASEND is a highly specialist SEND business, placing dedicated SEND professionals in schools and services throughout the UK. We were established in 2011 with the aim of supplying the education sector with the expert SEND staff it needs, and have since had success placing professionals into schools, colleges and services all over the country. We work exclusively in the field of SEND and are proud to say that our Directors all have a unique understanding of SEND recruitment through their extensive experience as teachers and leaders in the field. We provide candidates with a unique range of training and support - when you work through ASEND you are part of our team and have our expertise and experience to support you and further your career.read more
Educational Psychology - Excellent Opportunities NonStop's client is seeking enthusiastic and dedicated Educational Psychologists to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a supportive environment, where you can make a real difference in the lives of children and young people. Our client offers a range of attractive benefits:- Outside IR35 work: Enjoy the flexibility and benefits of working outside of IR35.- Competitive Rates: Our client offers great rates of pay, ensuring your hard work is valued and rewarded.- Face-to-face assessments: Benefit from the opportunity to conduct face-to-face assessments, allowing you to build rapport with individuals and create a more effective service.- Flexibility: Our client understands the importance of a healthy work-life balance and offers flexibility to accommodate your needs.- Convenient School Locations: You will have the opportunity to work in schools that are close to your home, minimising commuting time and allowing you to focus on your work. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, so don't hesitate to send us your CV today to be considered for this exciting opportunity. What NonStop Care Offers:- Your Own Dedicated Consultant: You will have a designated consultant who will provide you with individualized support and be your point of contact throughout the recruitment process.- CV Review Service: Our team will review your CV and provide feedback to ensure your application stands out.- Interview Advice and Preparation: We will equip you with the necessary tools and guidance to perform at your best during interviews.- Social Work Experienced Consultants: Our team consists of consultants with firsthand experience in the social work sector, providing you with expert knowledge and support.- Supportive Team: Our team is committed to assisting you with any queries or concerns you may have, ensuring a positive and smooth experience. If this opportunity is not suitable for you, but you know someone who might be interested, we offer a referral fee of £200. Spread the word and make a friend happy while earning some extra cash! If you have any disabilities or conditions that might affect you during the application and interview process, please feel free to share this information as part of your application. We are here to support you and provide any necessary adjustments to make the process easier. Apply now to embark on an exciting new chapter in your career as an Educational Psychologist. We look forward to hearing from you soon. You can reach me at or + ( ext 8193 ). Alex Anghelread more
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