Practitioner Psychologist

Job Title: Practitioner Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Isle of Man
Salary: £43,633 - £50,780 per annum
Job Published: March 16, 2020 11:16

Job Description

Are you an experienced, trusted and compassionate Practitioner Psychologist, recently qualified or about to complete your accredited professional training?

We’re looking to appoint an Educational Psychologist to join our team on the beautiful Isle of Man.

Successful applicants will be awarded a Recruitment and Retention allowance of up to £5,819.61 p/a in addition to their salary

Our service framework prioritises early interventions and development work, alongside high quality complex casework within the Island’s schools and communities. We provide time for creative and reflective practice and support, along with excellent IT provisions.

This opportunity offers the chance to enjoy applying and using evidence based psychology to provide a range of interventions and improve outcomes for children, young people and their families. In addition, we have great opportunities to develop professional practice and to contribute to strategic developments and pathways. We have a strong commitment to supporting CPD within our team, including therapeutic approaches such as Video Interaction Guidance (VIG) and family therapy.

Here, you would be joining our friendly team, where we have a real focus on promoting staff wellbeing. We can offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to work in a supportive organisation that values our people and their development. This is a full time position but, as an equal opportunities employer, we will consider flexible working arrangements.

What the Island has to offer

The Isle of Man is the ideal place to live and work, with excellent air and sea links to the UK and Ireland.

Those living here benefit from:

  • A great work-life balance
  • A relaxed way of life in a safe environment with low crime and great education provisions
  • Fantastic lifestyle opportunities - walking, diving, sailing, mountain biking to name a few!
  • Low income tax rates, maximum rate being 20%

For further information about living in the Isle of Man visit


Interview expenses and a relocation package are available for this role.

The Isle of Man is offering a National Insurance Holiday Scheme which allows newly employed, relocated or returning residents to apply for a refund on their National Insurance contributions for their first year of living or returning to the Isle of Man. Visit for more information.

Who are we looking for?

You will have Psychology Degree (or equivalent), conferring graduate basis for registration with the BPS, along with a Masters Degree and/or Doctorate in Educational Psychology, or Clinical Psychology (or award pending), that provides eligibility for British Psychological Society Chartered status. You will also be HCPC registered, or in the process of registering, pending confirmation of award and have experience of working with children and young people.

You will have understanding of psychological theories and their application to children and young people. In addition, you will have a good understanding of a consultative approach to delivery of psychology, including how this informs individual casework and systemic work.

As you’ll be working with a broad range of audiences, excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively will be key to ensuring success. We’re looking for someone with a can do approach to developing inclusive, enabling learning environments.

How to apply

The closing date for this vacancy is midnight on 5 April 2020.

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