Staffordshire County Council

Educational Psychologist

Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Newcastle under-Lyme, Staffordshire
£44,782- £54,440 per annum (pro rata)
06 May 2022
12 Jun 2022
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Educational Psychologist


Pay scale – EP Soulbury A points 4 – 8, plus up to 3 SPA points where applicable.


We currently have a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic and motivated Educational Psychologists to join our creative and friendly service. This year, our service has led on local authority wide initiatives, such as ELSA, our nationally renowned reading project and supporting Looked After children as part of joint work with the Virtual School. We continue to use psychology in everything we do to change and improve the life experiences of children and families in Staffordshire.


We are looking for Educational Psychologists to join us who will add to our diverse practice and who want to work creatively in applying psychology to achieve great outcomes for our children and families in Staffordshire. As a new member of the team, you will be supported to develop your psychological practice and to collaborate with team members with similar interests.


You will need an honours degree in Psychology (or equivalent) recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as well as recognised post graduate training and qualification in Educational Psychology. We are also interested in receiving applications from those who are due to qualify in September 2023. You must be registered with the Heath and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or in the case of trainee Eps following completion of your recognised qualification in September 2023.


Staffordshire Educational Psychology Service is part of the Children and Families directorate, which highly values the work of its educational psychologists.


When you join us you will also benefit from:


•             Mixed urban and rural areas that enable a range of psychological practice

•             Dedicated service time for peer supervision

•             Essential car user allowance

•             A great flexi-time system

•             Excellent IT and administrative support

•             A supportive and proactive Senior who will oversee your induction programme

•             A strong service ethos in promoting equality and diversity.


Staffordshire is also seeking EPs to work on short-term or sessional contracts.


An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.


For further information on any of these positions, please contact:


Melissa Jones, Principal Educational Psychologist,, 07970 460188







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