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About the role

We are looking to recruit a Principal Educational Psychologist to join our group Clinical Services and take a lead role in developing therapeutic provision across our schools and colleges.

This is a great opportunity to help embed our evidence-based practice model into our growing education services, building a high quality, flexible and responsive provision.

As a senior professional within our well established and continuously developing Clinical Services, the postholder will benefit from a friendly multi-disciplinary work environment, excellent rewards and benefits, and access to support and resources that will enable you to make a real difference.

About you

As an experienced, successful, HCPC registered, Educational Psychologist, you’ll provide leadership to the Education Division of Keys Group Clinical Services, helping to embed therapeutic understanding and practice to give the children and young people we work with the best possible opportunities.

You’ll share our view that all children and young people deserve to be fully included and supported to feel safe and to experience a real sense of connection in their educational and community settings.

The successful candidate will have experience and a successful track record of leadership with expertise of working with schools, health providers and social care to develop plans for children and young people with SEND.

With experience of innovative and creative ways of working, and the ability to develop and inspire a team, this is a flexible and varied role that will particularly appeal to people with a keen interest in child and adolescent mental health and the potential of therapeutically informed education.

This is a public facing role, so you’ll need to be fluent in speaking and writing English.

Keys group has a support centre in the West Midlands, but covers the whole of England and Wales. This role is home-based, with some travel required.


We offer a salary and benefits package that’s among the best available

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Flexible working arrangements – we welcome requests for flexible working, arrangements including part-time hours and alternative working patterns
  • Excellent support and development
  • Enrolment in our Nest Pension Scheme
  • Access to a range of employee discounts and benefits
  • Comprehensive induction and support for ongoing training

More information and applying

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact:

If you wish to apply please send in a CV and cover letter to

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