Senior Educational Psychologist

Elmwood Place
£48,211 - £52,903 (plus 3 SPA)
03 Sep 2018
02 Oct 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
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Solihull Community Educational Psychology Service (CEPS)

Soulbury Salary B3-7 (£48,211 - £53,516) plus up to 3 SPAs

After a successful first round of recruitment, Solihull CEPS is looking to appoint a further Senior Educational Psychologists to join the newly formed EP team. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an EP team values the transformative power of community psychology, applied research and professional practice that promotes social inclusion. In addition to building capacity in schools and families, you will be contributing to the leadership and development of a range of strategic initiatives across the borough, including the social inclusion strategy for Solihull.

As a Senior EP, you will have a significant role to play in the design and implementation of the new community psychology service. You will also take up a strategic specialist lead across the borough; a range of which are available and will be considered at interview.

You will need an Honours degree in Psychology (or equivalent) recognised by the British Psychological Society as well as recognised postgraduate training and a qualification in Educational Psychology. You will also have experience of leading strategic activities or task and finish groups, supervising psychologists and/or other professionals, in addition to experience of trading psychological services.

Solihull CEPS is part of the integrated SEND 0–25 Service, a friendly and highly supportive service where collaboration and peer supervision are actively encouraged. In addition to being part of this exciting new venture, you will also benefit from the following:

  • Generous annual leave allocation (up to 34 days and 8 Bank Holidays)
  • 6 sessions of whole service CPD a year and protected personal CPD time and access to a CPD budget
  • Flexible working, including flexi leave up to 13 days per year, agile and home working arrangements
  • The opportunity to buy up to 10 days additional leave per year
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme – a 24 hour independent, free and confidential advice and support service
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee benefits including Childcare Vouchers and a staff discount card

Solihull CEPS has strong links with both local and national educational psychology training courses and is committed to purposeful CPD and promoting research in practice. The new team will be supported to work towards publication and dissemination of their professional practice and research.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Halit Hulusi, Principal Educational Psychologist (07747 768342) or

Interview Date: Friday 12 October 2018.

An enhanced DBS check for regulated activity with children and adults will be required.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk, and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Supporting documents
JDPS Senior Educational Psychologist (July 18).docx

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