Educational Psychologist
  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SW/22/178695
  • Published: Wed 12/01/2022, 17:00 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 07/02/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £42,075 - £56,554
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Southwark

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Educational Psychologist

Ref: SC04633

About Southwark:

Southwark Council is an exciting place to work as we transform the way we work to reflect our drive for excellence We recognise that having the right people, with the right experience and skills, in the right jobs, is at the heart of our organisation. Without this we cannot deliver. We believe that everyone in the team is a valued member and, we will give you responsibility and the opportunity to make a difference from the beginning.

Southwark: Educational Psychologist

Soulbury Salary Scale A3-8 plus up to 3 SPA points and Inner London Allowance.

Permanent and fixed-term posts are available. Full-time, part-time and flexible working arrangements are on offer to successful candidates. Applications are invited from fully qualified EPs and TEPS completing in 2022.

Southwark’s Educational Psychology Service is committed to improving life chances. If appointed you will deliver evidence-informed, high quality psychological services to children, young people and families. You will work closely with schools, early years and further education settings, to ensure that interventions are delivered to high standards for maximum impact. You will share our commitment to integrated working and constant innovation.

You will be joining a supportive and friendly team that provides excellent opportunities for career and professional development. The team has strong links to a number of doctoral training courses and is engaged in dynamic and innovative practice at organisational, group and individual levels, including joint working with the Virtual School, opportunities to train in VIG, SCERTS, emotion coaching and dynamic assessment, a parent consultation service and delivery of ELSA training. 

Southwark is a great place to live and work. Diverse and vibrant, it is home to The Shard, Tate Modern, Borough Market, Dulwich Picture Gallery and Tower Bridge, with excellent transport links including London Bridge and projects such as the redevelopment of Elephant and Castle delivering new homes, parks and leisure facilities.

About You

We are looking for enthusiastic and collaborative educational psychologists with a background in applying psychology to meet the needs of vulnerable children and young people. This will have equipped you with strong skills in psychological consultation, assessment, intervention, research, team working and the delivery of training.

Good communication skills, knowledge of appropriate legislation, guidance and policies and the ability to balance an unpredictable workload will be essential. Southwark is renowned for its cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity and applicants are required to demonstrate competence in working within a diverse context.

For an informal discussion please contact the Principal Educational Psychologist (Hanna Hancock/Emma Pearl) on 020 7525 2650/2659 or at or

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Additional salary details

We currently have permanent and fixed term posts available. 

Both full and part-time opportunities are on offer to the successful candidate.

Recruitment timetable

Closing date: Monday 7th February 2022.

Interview date: Wednesday 23rd February 2022.

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We are an organisation who is passionate about our people and understands that richness of diversity is a requirement to provide the best possible services to our communities. This is demonstrated through our council-wide ambitious commitment to tackle racial inequality in our communities and workforce through our Southwark Stands Together initiative. We particularly welcome applications from members of the black, Asian and ethnic minority communities to

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