Assistant Educational Psychologist - Hambleton and Richmond

Assistant Educational Psychologist

Grade Soulbury Assistant Educational Psychologist 2-5

Salary: From £35,228 up to £39,341 per annum pro rata 

Hours: Full time 

Contract Type: Permanent 

Location: Hambleton, Richmond, Harrogate, Selby, Craven and Scarborough/Whitby/ Ryedale. The service very much promotes flexible working with the ability to work remotely from a range of bases across North Yorkshire, as well as working from home. We provide exceptional technology, providing all the equipment to support home based working to ensure efficiency, and effective service delivery.


This is an exciting new opportunity to work with the developing Educational Psychology team in North Yorkshire.  The role is to assist the Educational Psychology Service in delivering a wide range of activities and support to children and young people in schools and settings, under the supervision of experienced Educational Psychologists. North Yorkshire Council Children and Young People’s Service Educational Psychology Service are seeking candidates with a degree in Psychology, who are seeking experience with which to apply for a Doctorate in Child and  Educational Psychology.


We are looking for candidates who:


  • Are creative, forward thinking, optimistic, reliable, energetic and reflective
  • Have a degree in Psychology (2:1 or above) or have completed an approved conversion course or a Masters degree and be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Have experience of varied and relevant work with children, young people and their families
  • Are committed to making a difference to the lives of Children and young people in North Yorkshire.
  • Will be applying for the Doctorate in Educational Psychology professional training to become a fully qualified EP


We offer:

  • High quality support and supervision from experienced educational psychologists
  • Friendly, supportive colleagues with a breadth of interests and experiences
  • Family friendly leave and a generous annual leave offer
  • Hybrid working with flexible working practices and hours.
  • Valuable experience in your journey towards qualification.

For further information about the service and team please visit our Educational Psychology key opportunities page.

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application 

For an informal discussion about the role then please contact Dr Karen Jessup Principal Educational Psychologist on, we will look to arrange a group session to discuss further.


Key documents


Job description/ person specification


Total rewards 


Key dates 


Closing date: 22nd May 2024

Interview date: TBC (June 2024) 


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. 


Assistant Educational Psychologist - Hambleton and Richmond
Location: Hambleton and Richmondshire
Salary: £35,228 - £39,341 per annum pro rata