Senior Educational Psychologist / Psychology Lead

Shire Healthcare are recruiting for a HCPC registered Senior Educational Psychologist / Psychology Lead to work within a SEND service based in Colchester.


– A welcome payment of up to £4000*

– A relocation package of up to £8000*

– Paid HCPC registration.*

Role snapshot:

Candidates appointed will be taking on the role of the SEND Inclusion and Psychology Lead for a newly establish Special Educational Needs and Disabilities service. This service is created to identify and assess needs at an earlier stage which will result in providing appropriate and impactful support which will reduce high dependence on statutory services.

The post holder will:

– work collaboratively across the leadership teams.

– Strategically plan and drive forward the SEND vision and strategy.

– Leading and developing the SEND Inclusion team.

Hours – Full time (subject to applications part time maybe considered).

Salary – Soulbury Scale B 7-9 (£57,209 – 59,646) plus 3 SPA’s

Experience required:

Those applying will have HCPC registration as an Educational Psychologist along with extensive experience working within local authorities and experience specifically of working with children and young people with SEND. Due to the nature of the role, applicants will have experience of management and leading a service.

Why Shire Healthcare?

You will be working with Lena Antoniou, a healthcare recruitment with 15 years experience, 9 years of which recruiting solely within Psychology and therefore offering specialist knowledge and a passion for this industry. Lena can offer support and advice with CV writing, bespoke interview preparation and tips along with sound knowledge of the employer, the role, and their ethos.

*terms and conditions apply

Reference ID: 556

Part-time hours: 22.5 – 37.5 per week

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £57,200.00-£59,600.00 per year

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