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Educational Psychologist x 1

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£42,811 - £52,440 (up to 3 SPA points)
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Job Type
Social Care – Children
Contract Type
Full time permanent
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Directorate: Children and Family Services

Section: Education and Family Support

Grade: Soulbury A 3-8 + 3 SPA

Actual Salary: £42,811 - £52,440 (up to 3 SPA points)

Hours: 37


This advert is open to Internal and External applicants.


About Us Stoke-on-Trent values the work of educational psychologists in the City is looking to recruit talented, creative and pioneering EPs who are looking for a challenge and who are equipped to meet the needs of our children, young people, families and the wider community.


Stoke EPS is a dynamic service with lots of exciting opportunities and advantages, including:


• We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements wherever possible, including working from home


• Generous annual leave - 26 days (29 days after 5 years LA service) with an additional 8 public, 2 extra statutory and 2 local day’s holidays


• IT support, including the use of IPADs for creative working


• Dedicated admin support


• Staff benefits and rewards scheme


• Research and project work are at the heart of service


• CPD – 9 days in line with recommendations from the BPS and HCPC requirements for registration


• Established links with the West Midlands Regional EP Groups


• Established links with the University of Birmingham and other EP training providers


• Opportunities to develop specialisms in line with service and local needs.


• Central Stoke-based office with on-site parking.


For an informal discussion please contact Michele Perry- Springer, Principal Educational Psychologist or Paul Beeson, Senior Educational Psychologist


Please also view the attached important additional information, Job Description and Person Specification.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority.  If this happens you will be advised accordingly.


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Stoke-on-Trent City Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this – we therefore encourage applications from all sections of our community. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed together.


To Apply - please visit our website If you have any queries or want an application form in another format, please email or call us on 01782 238189.

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