Area Senior Education Psychologist

Area Senior Education Psychologist

Grade: Soulbury (B) 3-6
Salary: £56,540  up to £61,848 plus access to up to 3 SPA points (recruitment and retention incentives (plus relocation package)
Contract: Full-time / permanent (will consider job share)
Location: Based in Harrogate, with some county wide work


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 opportunity for an experienced Educational Psychologist to join the leadership team of our small but quickly expanding psychology service. We have a clear vision within the Inclusion Service which values the EP team and the role of the Educational Psychologist in working proactively.  We are now seeking a Senior Educational Psychologist to help shape the direction of our service.


The Senior EP will lead and develop practice within the Harrogate/ Skipton/ Craven locality, developing relationships with locality partners and settings. They will have opportunity to shape work within their area, and develop both strategic and operational practice.  They need to be creative and committed to inclusive, person-centred practices to make a difference to the lives of children and young people in North Yorkshire.


We offer:

  • 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 a 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.

We are seeking a psychologist who :


·       Has a strong commitment to systemic working.

·       Demonstrates a reflective and flexible approach

·       Has a collaborative and inclusive approach to working as a team.

·       Has excellent interpersonal skills and is committed to relational practices.

·       Wants to make a difference


Applications are welcomed from experienced candidates who are either Senior EPs already or  seeking their first opportunities in leadership.


For further information about education psychology roles at North Yorkshire, please visit our Educational Psychology opportunities page.

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Karen Jessup Principal Educational Psychologist on 

Please note Educational Psychologists require a masters or doctorate level qualification in Educational Psychology and are to be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, HCPC.


We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application.


Key dates

Closing date: Tuesday 28th  May 2024

Interview date:5th/ 6th June 2024



Key documents


Job Description.doc

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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. 

Area Senior Education Psychologist
Location: Harrogate Area
Salary: £56,540 - £61,848 plus access to up to 3 SPA points recruitment and retention incentives + relocation package