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Senior Educational Psychologist

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for an experienced Senior Educational Psychologist to support our established client in the Surrey area. The service consists of a specialist Residential Special School and College for Children, Younger People and Young Adults between the ages of 5-25 who have a range of severe Learning Disabilities including Epilepsy and Autism. The service works in partnership with a leading national charity and achieved a rating of 'OUTSTANDING' upon their latest Ofsted inspection.

Job Purpose: Senior Educational Psychologist

Salary: £61,848-£67,706 per annum + £250 SCS Sign-Up Bonus

Location: Lingfield, Surrey

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30-16:30

Contract: Full-time | 37.5 Hours

The post holder will be responsible for the operational day-to-day delivery educational psychology input into the wellbeing and to engage, encourage and inspire the Younger People to be themselves.
Key Responsibilities:

  • To support the Executive Principal and the Therapies Lead in their role, contributing to decision making, service planning and strategy.
  • To undertake line management of the Psychology and Speech and Language teams including monitoring and reviewing performance.
  • To promote and facilitate collaborative working, early intervention and integrated solutions, applying psychology to enhance the learning and development of children and young adults.
  • To assess and provide psychological reports for new students.
  • To undertake therapy sessions to support the emotional and mental health of children and young adults.
  • To provide psychological advice to staff within the educational and residential services including working closely with colleagues in the Wellbeing Team.
  • To provide a high-quality psychological service to students and their families, schools and other partners.


  • Psychology Qualification - Psychology (BPS Accredited)
  • Professional Registration (HCPC)
  • Substantial experience working with Children & Younger People
  • Previous experience in Educational Psychology


  • Holidays - 27 Days plus Bank Holidays
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Subsidised On-Site Gym
  • Subsidised Dining
  • Health Insurance Package
  • Comprehensive Training and CPD Package
  • Access to Perkbox
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Career Progression Opportunities
  • £250 Welcome Bonus - paid via Service Care Solutions

Are you happy with your current agency? At SCS, we believe in rewarding your loyalty and hard-work!

  • £150 Agency Switch Bonus - If you're unhappy with your current agency or simply fancy a change, Service Care Solutions will give you £150 for bringing your current contract to us.
  • £250 Welcome Bonus - We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £250, paid after completion of 12 Weeks in your new placement.
  • Refer a Friend (Earn up to £750 per Referral) - Simply refer your friend. If they get the role, we'll give you up to £750 per Referral.