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Educational Psychologist OCC15387

Job Details


Salary range: Soulbury Salary Scale A 2-7 (£39,062 – £48,383 per annum) plus up to 3 SPA points
Work location: Abbey House, Abingdon; Samuelson House, Banbury; or Knights Court, Oxford
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: 21 June 2020

Interview date: 30 June 2020


This role is subject to a Criminal Records Check.

Please note that under safer recruitment requirements, references will be requested prior to interview.


It is anticipated that newly qualified EPs would start at point 5.
Successful candidates may be eligible to claim up to £8000 in relocation expenses.



About our Service


Oxfordshire Educational Psychology Service consists of a friendly, supportive team of Educational Psychologists, Assistant Educational Psychologists and dedicated administrative support staff. We benefit from close links with training courses and value the contribution of Trainee EPs to our service each year. We are in a position to expand to meet increasing demand for high quality service delivered from an established traded service with schools and other partners. All EPs have a balance of traded and statutory work. We have a key role in ensuring that an outcome focused, person centred approach becomes embedded in local policy and practice.



We are looking for someone who:


  • Is, or will be, a professionally qualified Educational Psychologist with registration to the HCPC
  • Is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Is dedicated to personal development 
  • Is committed to working within a consultative framework 
  • Actively promotes equal opportunities
  • Is enthusiastic, creative and determined to make a positive impact on children’s lives through the application of psychology



We offer:


  • Opportunities to deliver psychology creatively in different contexts
  • Stimulating, personalised CPD
  • Comprehensive induction process with a reduced patch for newly qualified EPs
  • Excellent peer support
  • Flexible remote working, each EP is provided with a wireless enabled laptop and phone as well as excellent on-demand IT support
  • Dedicated administrative support



Would you like to know more?


Please click on the links below to view the Job Description and Selection Criteria:

Job Description
Selection Criteria


For an informal discussion about the role please contact:

•    Catherine Roderick, Educational Psychology Service Manager, 07825 274103 or Catherine.roderick@oxfordshire.gov.uk
•    Deb Smit, Senior Educational Psychologist, City 07919 308745 or Deborah.smit@oxfordshire.gov.uk
•    Kathryn Davidson, Senior Educational Psychologist, North on 07584 909498 or Kathryn.davidson@oxfordshire.gov.uk
•    Rachel Ingram, Senior Educational Psychologist, South on 07584 151124 or Rachel.Ingram@Oxfordshire.gov.uk



Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. 


All posts, unless stated otherwise, are open to flexible working arrangements.


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