Assistant Educational Psychologist

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: Soulbury (SPC) 2 - 4 - £35,228 - £37,828
  • Location: Magdalen House
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 23/02/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: EE/24/269725

Full time, 1 year fixed term (September 2024-September 2025)

Applications are invited for the above post with Sefton’s Educational Psychology Service. 
Applicants must have an honours degree in psychology or an equivalent qualification which would be acceptable to the British Psychological Society as the graduate basis for registration as a Chartered Psychologist.

This is to provide maternity leave cover for the current post holder. The successful candidate will support the delivery of Educational Psychology casework, project work and training.   The Service undertakes additional, directly commissioned work from a number of different service users, including Seton’s Virtual School.

Sefton is a diverse and exciting place to live and work. The successful applicant will receive a warm welcome from a highly supportive, friendly and dynamic team.  The post comes with flexible working arrangements, including agile working facilities. 
An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

Please also inform us if you require us to make any reasonable adjustments for you under the Equality Act 2010 so that you are not unwittingly disadvantaged through the recruitment process.
Informal enquiries are very welcome. Please contact Ez Mills (Principal Educational Psychologist)

Closing date for applications is 23rd February 2024.   We will contact you to arrange an interview date.

Equal Opportunities


Sefton Council strives to ensure that our workforce is inclusive and representative of our communities. A diverse workforce is important to us, our staff bring with them a wide range of experiences, views, ideas, and innovations, and we are committed to providing an environment that recognises, respects, and values everybody’s identity, where individual differences are strengths and where everyone can thrive and maximise their potential. We are always open to learning and growing as an organisation, and we welcome new ideas and initiatives that promote equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer; all candidates will receive equal treatment. Our decision to appoint will be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role.


Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

If you are currently in care or have previously been in care, we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for care experienced people if you meet the essential requirements for the role.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).

Please fully complete the online application form.

This vacancy is now closed