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Educational Psychologist



Babcock International


Exeter, Devon

Learner Support (Admin, IT, MIS, Bid),Childcare and Education,Employability / Welfare to Work

Permanent | Full Time




Educational Psychologist

Totnes, Barnstaple, Exeter

Salary range: £40,392 to £52,799

About the role

Babcock Learning and Development Partnership is looking to recruit skilled, creative and enthusiastic Educational Psychologists to join our large and friendly service.

We work in close partnership with Devon County Council to provide psychological services to all schools in Devon through specialist consultation, advice and support. Most schools in the county also commission us to provide traded services.

In addition, Devon County Council commissions a range of specialist work from us, for example to improve outcomes for Children in Care, adopted children and their families, children and young people with ASD, and those with complex needs. There are a number of initiatives in place to support the emotional health and wellbeing agenda and all EPs in the service have the opportunity to be involved in specialist areas of work. There are further opportunities for collaborative working with advisory teachers and other colleagues in our Learner Services teams.

Why should you come and work for us?

* You will join a supportive and welcoming team, with access to high quality supervision

* We have a reputation for innovative practice, with every EP having opportunities to be involved in specialist and project work

* The service is very well regarded by schools as reflected in high levels of traded buy-in

* There are close links with the Doctoral training course at Exeter University

* You will have access to CPD opportunities

* We offer a competitive salary with a clear progression structure

* IT support is excellent allowing remote and paperless working

* Flexible working and home working is part of normal practice

* Leave can be taken throughout the year and additional days can be accrued via TOIL.

What do I need to do the role?

You will have an Honours degree in psychology or equivalent, and a recognised professional qualification in educational psychology (masters or doctorate).

You will also hold qualified teacher status (DfE recognised -applicable only to educational psychologists who completed training prior to 2006) and demonstrable teaching experience of at least 2 years including experience of work with children and young people in the 0 - 25 years age range.

What else do I need to know?

This role may be considered for flexible working.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

Company Information

Babcock Education is the largest integrated education support service provider in the UK. Babcock Education combines the best commercial practice with the values and principles of the public sector, working with schools and settings, extended services, local authorities, colleges, government departments and agencies to improve the life chances of all children and young people. Our long term strategic partnerships enable learners, teachers and communities to fulfil their potential through world-class education.

Babcock is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Application Guidance

If you are currently employed by Babcock, please let your line manager know that you're applying for this vacancy. You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.

Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.

Job Reference: 27012