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Maingrade Educational psychologist

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the role

Cambridgeshire SEND Service (0-25)

Permanent Full-Time or Part-Time Educational Psychologist Soulbury Scale A3 – A8 (Previously awarded SPA points will be honoured).

Full-time and part-time applicants invited.

Are you looking to work in a well-regarded, high performing and supportive team of Educational Psychologists?

We are looking for enthusiastic, knowledgeable and dynamic Educational Psychologists (EPs) to join our SEND Service in Cambridgeshire. You will be part of one of our teams based across the county (currently in Wisbech, Huntingdon, Ely and Cambridge) and will work alongside Specialist Teachers and Specialist SEND Practitioners in a multi-disciplinary team.

Year 2 and 3 TEPs are welcome to apply.


What will you be doing?

As a qualified Educational Psychologist you will be applying a range of psychological theories and tools to your work with schools and other settings and working closely with colleagues from other teams and disciplines to provide a holistic and co-ordinated response to need.

Our work reflects our strong beliefs and commitment to evidence based practice, social justice, inclusion, the active involvement of children and their families and working closely with schools and other partners. You will be working with schools and settings in one area of the County and contributing to key Service developments, strategy and project work. You will be working for a service with a proven track record for developing innovative practice.

Why work for Cambridgeshire?

• We offer a free service delivery model to our schools which enables us to work creatively, build up strong relationships with our schools and offer early intervention.

• We encourage EPs to develop their areas of interest and to publish papers.

• We have dedicated time for therapeutic support including Video Interaction Guidance (VIG), Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) training.

• We are the Eastern Region Autism Education Trust (AET) Hub for schools and post 16 settings.

•  NQEP transition offer including  reduced EHCP expectations and increased supervision.

• We are committed to providing excellent evidence based resources to schools, settings and the wider community. We are seen as a centre of excellence in our field, for example the , ‘British Dyslexia Association’ recently commended our work in our Dyslexia/Literacy difficulties Guidance Dyslexia/Literacy Difficulties. 

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Cambridgeshire County Council is committed to providing excellent opportunities for continuous professional development. EPs receive regular individual and peer supervision comprised of 10 days (pro-rata for part-time workers) of individual, face to face and virtual learning .

About you

Successful candidates will need to have a first degree in Psychology, recognised by the BPS, a post-graduate qualification in Educational Psychology and be registered with the HCPC.

For an informal discussion please contact or

The closing date for applications is Sunday 22nd October 2023.

Interviews will be held on Friday 3rd November 2023

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities. 

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.

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