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Job Title: Educational PsychologistsLocation: Hertfordshire - Hybrid workingSalary: Soulbury A 3-8 £46,525 to £56,540 pa, up to 3 additional SPA points, PLUS £3k annual market enhancement* AND £5k welcome/retention payment** (pro rata for part time)Hours: Full or part timeContract: Permanent

Working for a better future

At Hertfordshire County Council, we are focused on delivering positive and successful life outcomes for local children. We know a great education is vital to putting children and young people on the right path, and as such, we're investing in extending our Educational Psychology Service. With a focus on utilising an integrated practices framework, our service delivers innovative solutions to some of Hertfordshire's most vulnerable residents.

The roleAs an Educational Psychologist who has experience of supporting children and young people aged 0 to 25 (with a particular emphasis on SEND), you will deliver high quality preventative and statutory advice that will enable... service users to get the most out of their educational experiences, overcoming hurdles to inclusion and success. This will put you at the cutting-edge of educational psychology, as you devise creative strategies and interventions that will help children and young people get the most out of life.

About youWe are looking for a research or evidence-based practitioner with an exceptional ability to connect with children and young people. With skills in formulating hypotheses based on the evidence that you are provided with, you will have the flexibility to provide last-minute crisis and critical incidence support, so that we can fully embrace the importance of early intervention.

HCPC registered, with qualifications that are recognised by the British Psychological Society, you will have a good knowledge of legislation relating to young people under the age of 25. You will also be a highly organised individual with good communication and engagement capabilities, and able to remain calm and resilient under pressure. Due to the nature of the role, a driving license and vehicle are essential.

Benefits of working with usAs a local authority that always strives for excellence - both for our residents and staff - we can offer you a rewarding career with plenty of professional support and developmental opportunities, underpinned by a competitive wellbeing and benefits package.

• Trainee EP's typically starting on point 5• Up to 3 additional SPA points• £3k Annual Market Enhancement - terms apply*• £5k Welcome & Retention Payment (over a period of 3 years - terms apply)**• Up to £6k Relocation Package - terms apply• Up to 36 Days Annual Leave• Reimbursement of HCPC Fees• Flexible Working Arrangements• Excellent CPD Opportunities• Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits including Annual Leave• Excellent Pension Scheme with 19% employer contributions• Shopping Discounts• Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes• Free Parking
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