Educational Psychologists - Surrey Wide

Surrey County Council
Woking, Surrey
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

Are you an experienced EP, recently qualified, or about to complete your accredited professional training?

If you are and, in turn, thinking about working for an innovative and dynamic EP Service who past and present staff describe as flexible, friendly and supportive then Surrey could be the place for you.

What we offer:

A salary of £38,969 - £44,353 (Soulbury points 3-6 plus up to 3 SPA points) and outer London area fringe allowance of £771 per annum (pro rata). As you will be expected to drive/have a vehicle, we offer an essential car user allowance of £80.25 per month as well as mileage.

From the 01.09.2017 the salary will be £39,359 - £44,797 (Soulbury points 3-6 plus up to 3 SPA points) and outer London area fringe allowance of £779 per annum (pro rata).

In addition we offer:    

Flexible working for both full-time and part-time workers, your own laptop and an iPhone.  We also offer a range of benefits including tax free childcare vouchers, the option to join our car lease scheme or our pay-as-you go car club. We can also offer a relocation package of up to £6,000 to help with removal and setting up costs for those moving from outside the county (subject to criteria).

We have offices in Woking, Esher and Redhill and provide a service to all areas of the county.

About the Role

In Surrey we are always keen to hear from Educational Psychologists who are looking for an opportunity that will allow them to help make a real difference to children we support whilst being committed to developing their own professional skills and ability. Our teams are well established and we have well developed consultation approaches, and psychological interventions based on evidence based practice. We support a large and diverse county and so we have a strong commitment to inclusive practice, quality assurance and customer satisfaction.

We value and invest in our staff through training, CPD and regular supervision and the payment of HCPC registration fees. To us it’s simple the more trained and developed our staff the better the outcomes for the children we support. As such in addition to an array of comprehensive training opportunities, we are also committed to the development of specialist roles including:

  • Emotional Literacy Support Assistant training and supervision
  • Cygnet and ASD parenting programmes
  • The Attachment Project
  • Looked After Children
  • Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing
  • Portage
  • Early Years
  • Further Education
  • Supervision for trainee EPs

The Educational Psychology Service is regarded as a key provision within our Children, Schools and Families department. We are proud of our feedback from stakeholders, namely children, young people, parents and schools has indicated high levels of impact and satisfaction with regards to inclusion, academic attainment, person centred assessments and social emotional and mental well-being.

Interested in finding out more or joining us?

For more information about us or the role of our Educational Psychologist please find attached to this advert a full job description or if you would like please feel free to contact us will be happy to answer any questions you may have:

  • Nicola Mollet or Ricardo Estee-Wale - Senior Educational Psychologists o

If you would like to join us please submit your CV and personal statement clearly evidencing:

  • You have a degree in psychology and a postgraduate professional qualification in Educational Psychology (or are working towards this).  
  • You are or will be eligible to register with the Health and Care Professionals Council at the end of your training.
  • Your ability to travel around the county with the requirements of the role.
  • A commitment to personal development and child focused out comes.

CVs will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and interviews arranged at mutual convenience.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 20th August 2017.

Staff Benefits

We believe people are our greatest asset. That is why we have gone out of our way to give staff everything they need to make their jobs easier, and everything they need for a more rewarding career.

We offer a competitive pay structure, along with contractual benefits such as paid leave, a local government salary-related pension scheme and an annual training programme offering continual learning where applicable.

Surrey County Council offers a great opportunity to exchange salary for a range of flexible benefits including childcare vouchers, health screening, dental insurance, personal accident scheme, retail vouchers and car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Equal Opportunities

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.