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Wiltshire Council - Educational Psychologist

Wiltshire Council

Educational Psychologist

Salary: Soulbury Scale A1-6 (£37,175 - £46,607) 

Date Closes: 02/06/2019

Ref Number: CS01453

Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time

Location: Salisbury and/or Trowbridge


We are pleased to announce that a new grading model for Wiltshire Council will apply as of 1st September 2019. If you should commence employment before this date, your pay will be calculated as per below but will automatically increase as per the advertised rate from 1st  September.  

The current annual salary £36,446 - £45,693

We are looking for a skilled, enthusiastic and creative Educational Psychologist committed to improving outcomes for children and young people to join our friendly and supportive team in the beautiful county of Wiltshire.


Wiltshire Educational Psychology Service is part of the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Service located within Children’s Services. Educational Psychologists are highly valued within the authority and engage in a diverse range of work, including consultation, assessment, training, parent programmes and multiagency working.

We work on a partially traded basis, offering schools the opportunity to purchase our time whilst also providing a range of services that are funded by the local authority.

About the role

You will work as the link EP for a group of educational settings including preschools, mainstream schools and specialist provision. In addition, you will have opportunities to contribute to a range of other work and to develop areas of interest.

We offer a friendly and proactive service with a positive outlook and strong ethos of collaborative working and peer support with regular supervision which is tailored to meet individual needs, modern well-equipped hub offices with excellent IT provision and flexible working from home with a strong commitment to work-life balance.

About you

We are looking for skilled, enthusiastic and creative Educational Psychologist committed to improving outcomes for children and young people to join our friendly and supportive team in the beautiful county of Wiltshire.   You will have a doctoral or masters level professional qualification in Educational Psychology, or are expected to complete this professional qualification by the accrediting university, by the end of 2019.  Will be registered with the HCPC or, in the case of trainee EP’s, expect to be eligible for registration on completion of their recognised training course.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, as an employee you will be expected to share this commitment.

Find out more and apply

Please download and read the role description and person specification carefully before you apply (see below), as well as our values and behaviours framework (Approximately half of all interview questions relate to the framework).

You can then make your application online by clicking the apply button at the bottom of this web page. If you are submitting a CV please ensure you read our  CV and cover letter criteria  carefully to avoid your CV being rejected.

For specific information about this job, please contact James Wood, Educational Psychologist. Email: james.wood@wiltshire.gov.uk Telephone: 01722 438161. 

Apply HERE


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