Educational Psychologist

Job Description

Devon Educational Psychologists
Babcock Learning and Development Partnership

Totnes, Barnstaple, Exeter

Salary range: £41,200 to £53,835

Permanent Full- time contracts
Part time working considered

We welcome applications from fully qualified and experienced EPs and from Trainee EPs in their final year of training.

About the role

Babcock Learning and Development Partnership is seeking skilled, creative and enthusiastic Educational Psychologists to join our large and friendly service. We are expanding our teams due to high demand from Devon County Council and the success of our traded work.

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 vulnerable children and young people, including Children in Care, adopted children and their families. 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

To find out more about the EPS please visit our website on

What else do I need to know?

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.
Please note that (Babcock) is a private sector employer and is not currently covered by the 'Modification Order'; Applicants should be aware that service with them does not count towards continuous local government service.
Applicants must be professionally qualified and registered with the HCPC.
Applicants should note that this post is not on Soulbury Pay and Conditions. If you are in any doubt about the pay and conditions on offer, please contact the employer for clarification.
This position will require completion of an application form.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices.
If you experience difficulties please visit our website. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talented people 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 will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Closing date: 04.02.21

Job reference: 29799

Please note that (Babcock)is a private sector employer and is not currently covered by the 'Modification Order'; Applicants should be aware that service with them does not count towards continuous local government service.