Educational Psychologist in United Kingdom

Applying for the Educational Psychologist role

Job Title: Educational Psychologist
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £0 - £200,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Public Sector
Sub Sector: Local Government
Job Reference No: OR/IOM/DOES-009347

Job Description

Educational Psychologist
Department of Health & Social Care - Isle of Man
Salary - Competitive

Are you an experienced, trusted and compassionate Practitioner Psychologist, recently qualified or about to complete your accredited professional training?

Our client is looking to appoint an Educational Psychologist to join their team in the Department of Education, Sport and Culture on the beautiful Isle of Man.

If you are interested in making a positive difference in the lives of children, families, schools and the wider community, enjoy building relationships in multi-professional teams and applying psychology in all areas, then our client is interested in meeting you.

What could this role offer you?

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a dynamic and varied role.

Our clients service framework prioritises early interventions and development work, alongside high quality complex casework within the Islands schools and communities. They provide their team with the time for creative and reflective practice and support, and provide excellent IT support including provision of laptops, smartphones and iPads.

This opportunity offers the chance to enjoy applying and using evidence based psychology to provide a range of interventions and improve outcomes for children and young people and their families. In addition, they can provide great opportunities to develop professional practice and to contribute to strategic developments and pathways. They have a strong commitment to supporting CPD within the team, including therapeutic approaches such as Video Interaction Guidance (VIG) and family therapy.

Here, you would be joining the friendly, highly-committed team, where they have a real focus on promoting staff wellbeing. They can offer you a competitive salary and the opportunity to work in a supportive and forward-thinking organisation that values their people and their development. This is a full time position but, as an equal opportunities employer, they will consider flexible working arrangements.

What the Island has to offer

The Isle of Man is the ideal place to live and work, combining breath-taking unspoiled scenery, superb leisure facilities, with excellent air and sea links to the UK and Ireland.

With a population of around 85,000, the island has a lot to offer and those living here benefit from:

- A great work-life balance
- A relaxed way of life in a safe environment with low crime and great education provisions
- Fantastic lifestyle opportunities - there are lots of opportunities for walking, diving, sailing, mountain biking to name a few!
- Low income tax rates, maximum rate being 20%

With a buoyant economy, vibrant towns and miles of beautiful open countryside, the Isle of Man has something for everyone.

For further information about living in the Isle of Man and the Islands lifestyle visit www.locate.im

Relocation

Interview expenses and a relocation package of up to GBP5,000 based on receipts is available for this role.

The Isle of Man is offering a National Insurance Holiday Scheme which allows newly employed, relocated or returning residents to apply for a refund on their National Insurance contributions for their first year of living or returning to the Isle of Man, with refunds capped at GBP4,000. To see how this scheme could benefit you visit www.locate.im

Who are they looking for?

You will need to hold a Psychology Degree (or equivalent), conferring graduate basis for registration with the BPS, along with a Masters Degree and/or Doctorate in Educational Psychology, or Clinical Psychology (or award pending), that provides eligibility for British Psychological Society Chartered status. You will also need to be HPCP registered, or in the process of registering, pending confirmation of award and have experience of working with children and young people.

They are looking for an adaptable and forward thinking practitioner, with understanding of psychological theories and their application to children and young people. You will have a good understanding of a consultative approach to delivery of psychology, including how this informs individual casework and systemic work.

As youll be working with a broad range of audiences, excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively will be key to ensuring success. Were looking for someone with a can do approach to developing inclusive, enabling learning environments.

If you have the skills we are looking for and would value the opportunity to be part of small but enthusiastic team, this could be the role for you.

To find out more about this opportunity and what you would need to be successful, please view the Job Profile and Role Description and Person Specification available to download from the bottom of the advert on our website.

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