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Senior Educational Psychologist

Employer
Manx Care
Location
Isle of Man (GB) (IM)
Salary
£61,514 - £71,659 per annum
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

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Discipline
Education
Level
Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time, Permanent

Job Details

About the role

We’re looking to appoint an experienced, trusted and compassionate Senior Educational and Child Psychologist to join our team in the Department of Education, Sport and Culture on the beautiful Isle of Man.

Our service framework prioritises early interventions and development work, alongside high quality complex casework within the Island’s schools and communities. This role offers you the opportunity to enjoy applying and using evidence-based psychology to provide a range of interventions and improve outcomes for children and young people and their families.

In addition, we can provide great opportunities to develop professional practice and to contribute to strategic developments and pathways.

A workplace that invests in you

 A competitive salary that increases each 12 months until you reach the salary maximum.

 Annual leave starting from 21 days, a Privilege Day and all Manx and U.K. bank holidays; your annual leave will increase after your first year and again after your third year.

Subject to meeting eligibility criteria, the IOM Public Service offers two pension arrangements the Isle of Man Government Unified Scheme 2011 or the Isle of Man Government Defined Contribution (DC) Arrangement.

 Access to the Learning, Education and Development training facility, which is exclusively for Public Service employees, to keep on top of your continuous professional development.

 Discounted access to the NSC gym and island swimming pools as well as 1-to-1 support programmes and exercise classes with qualified instructors.

 Free access to the Isle of Man Government Staff Welfare Service which offers professional counselling, emotional support and sign-posting on a wide range of issues.

 Ability to take an unpaid career break after 3 years’ service.

 Access to the Isle of Man Public Service Cycle to Work scheme after your first year of employment.

A relocation package of up to £5,000 based on receipts is available for this role.

Making the Isle of Man your new home

A hidden gem in the Irish Sea, the Isle of Man boasts an extensive coastline, stunning natural landscapes and unspoilt beaches. There are an abundance of opportunities and lots of places to discover!

You can visit our great cafes, bars and restaurants, and become part of the Island’s close-knit community. The island is well connected to the UK with quick, direct flights and ferries to many destinations.

Want to find out more about Island life? Visit www.locate.im to find out why you should make your move to the Isle of Man!

Working for the Isle of Man Public Service

We are the largest employer on the island delivering a diverse range of services to the people of the Isle of Man. We care, nurture and value our employees’ wellbeing, development and career and place great importance on rewarding the commitment by our wonderful employees.

We support and promote flexible working, recognising the importance of working flexibly around your life and commitments and the benefits in improving work-life balance. We are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements where possible and if interested you should discuss this with the Recruiting Manager.

The Isle of Man Public Service is committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion. We understand how a wide range of views and experiences can benefit us as we work together for the Isle of Man.

Your candidate experience is important to us. As a proud member of The Circle Back Initiative, we commit to respond to every applicant that applies for an Isle of Man Public Service role.

Things to note

An enhanced with barring police check is required for this post, which the Isle of Man Government will cover the cost of for you.

Ready to apply?

We understand that you might have some questions about the role and the Recruiting Manager is on hand to support you. You can contact them at Jonny.Fee@gov.im.

We want you to get the best out of your application, so we recommend reading our Important Guidance Notes for Applicants before applying to learn about our recruitment process.

Applications will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at helpmeapply@gov.im.

Company

Our ambition is to create a high quality, integrated health and care service that organises care around patient and service user needs, delivering the right care, in the right place, at the right time. A service that, from prevention to cure, works together to keep people well; gives equal prioritisation to health and social care; and is one of the best 'person-centred' sustainable health and care services.

Manx Care will strive to deliver the following high quality services:

  • Primary care
  • Urgent and emergency integrated care services
  • Integrated community care
  • Mental health services
  • Social care
  • Specialised care
  • Preventative healthcare (screening and immunisation)
  • Research
  • Women’s, children’s and families
  • Public health delivery programmes
  • Private healthcare

Manx Care has a loyal and dedicated workforce with the skill and expertise required to help you with your health and care needs.

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