Educational Psychologist plus a 3% recruitment payment and relocation allowance up to £8k - Selby Area

Educational Psychologist plus a 3% recruitment payment and relocation allowance up to £8k

Grade: Soulbury Scale A. Spine point 3 – 8  plus 3 SPA points

Salary: From £46,525 up to £56,540 per annum pro rata, plus a 3% recruitment payment and relocation support up to £8,000.

Hours: Full-time and Part-time 

Contract: Permanent 


The service very much promotes flexible working with the ability to work remotely from other bases, as well as working from home. We provide exceptional technology, providing all the equipment to support home based working to ensure efficient, and effective service delivery.


Are you a masters or doctorate level qualified Educational Psychologist and HCPC registered? Are you a temporary EP looking for a permanent position?


This is an exciting time within North Yorkshire Council Educational Psychology service as we drive a period of considerable change. We are a small but growing team within the Council. We are looking for innovative, and solution-orientated psychologists to join us in shaping the direction of our educational psychology service into the future. With a commitment to growing the EP team even further there are opportunities within each of our four localities.


The role


As an educational psychologist you will join our growing central Educational Psychology team, and work alongside a wider multi-agency team, making a valued contribution to developments within the team. Currently our role includes working with our inclusive, additionally resourced settings that are an integral part of identified mainstream schools to embed consistent, inclusive practices. These settings are currently referred to as Targeted Mainstream Provision, TMPs. Support to these settings will be mainly systemic, although casework will also be provided. 


We are expanding our offer via new funding streams into more proactive/targeted work developed through the Delivering Better Value projects.  Our vision, supported by leadership, is to develop a creative educational psychology offer, underpinned by consultation, empowering others and sustainability.  

It really is a superb time to be joining our growing and ambitious service to contribute to positive outcomes for children and young people with SEND in North Yorkshire.


What you will bring


To be successful you must be creative and forward thinking psychologist with the knowledge, skills, enthusiasm and willingness to use psychological frameworks to facilitate positive change. You must have a masters or doctorate level qualification in Educational Psychology and be registered with the HCPC.


These posts are suitable for educational psychologists at any stage in their career, including those due to qualify in September 2024. We welcome applications from experienced educational psychologists, Year 3 and Year 2 trainee educational psychologists.


Working for us


We can offer you a comprehensive benefits package including: 

  • Friendly, supportive colleagues with a breadth of interests and experiences
  • A commitment to Continuing Professional Development
  • Commitment to supervision and team wellbeing through protected time
  • Family friendly leave and generous annual leave offer
  • Hybrid working with flexible working practices and hours.
  • Generous relocation scheme - up to £8,000
  • A commitment to promoting psychology that makes a difference

Please visit our designated campaign site for further information about the service and team on Educational Psychology key opportunities page.


For an informal discussion about  the role then please contact Dr Karen Jessup Principal Educational Psychologist on


Key dates


Closing date: Tuesday 28th May 2024

Interview date: 5th/6th June 2024


Key documents 


Job Description.docx


Total Rewards Brochure.pdf


Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

 NYC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies. We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Educational Psychologist plus a 3% recruitment payment and relocation allowance up to £8k - Selby Area
Location: Selby Area
Salary: £46,525 - £56,540 per annum pro rata, plus a 3% recruitment payment and relocation support up to £8,000