Peripatetic Educational Psychologist

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1341408617-2
  • Date Posted: 31 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Outcomes First Group
  • Location: North
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Apprentice Pay: £60,000 to £63,840
  • Bonus/Benefits: dependent on experience plus 3000 Car Allowance, plus 3,000 Welcome Bo
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Driving, Health and Safety, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Does working 4 days a week but with FULL pay sound like a dream?! (t's & c's apply)

It doesn't have to be! Come to work for Outcomes First Group for a better work/life balance!

Job title: Peripatetic Educational Psychologist

Salary: £60,000 - £63,840 dependent on experience, plus £3000 Car Allowance, plus £3,000 Welcome Bonus

Location: Regional Role / Home Based - Midlands, North

Contact: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday

Essential: Full UK Driving Licence and access to own vehicle required

We're looking for an experienced Peripatetic Educational Psychologist to join our expanding team. You will contribute to bespoke assessment and intervention plans for our pupils with developmental trauma, autism, complex and SEMH needs. This is a wide and varied role ideal for those looking for a new challenge where you can truly have an impact on shaping a service and driving change.

About the role

Working independently within the overall framework of the service policies and procedures you will support the integration of their specific service in the day-to-day running of each provision. A key aspect of the role will be quality assuring the school and schools with accommodation on their delivery of informed interventions at a universal, targeted and specialist level to support our wider teams in meeting our people's needs in line with set Education, Health Plans (EHCP). Due to most children and young people in OFG already have EHCP's on placement entry, our Educational Psychologists are afforded the capacity to work without the time constraints associated with EHCN assessments.

Our Clinical Wellbeing Teams maintain nurturing environments where our pupils can flourish, always putting them at the forefront of everything they do. All our settings maintain a strong safeguarding culture, and our pupils are heard, respected and involved in decisions that affect them wherever possible.

When it comes to looking after our pupils, we strive for excellence, which is why we are the leading service provider in the UK. With this in mind, we are looking for a Peripatetic Educational Psychologist who shares our vision; to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world.

Location: Regional Role / Home Based - Midlands, North

About the Group

Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of special needs education. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland and Wales with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we educate for.

We are really proud to say that in 2024, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a 'Great Place to Work' for the fifth year running.

Our divisional brands include Acorn Education and Options Autism.

For more information on the group please visit:

Essential Criteria:

  • HCPC registered Educational Psychologist
  • Experienced in working with young people with ASD, SEMH and complex needs
  • Extensive post graduate experience
  • Evidence of continuing professional development relevant to the settings
  • Experience of lecturing/teaching/training
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Full valid UK driving licence and access to a car
  • Skills in the management of data

For further information on this role please refer the Job Description and Person Specification attached. To discuss this role in more detail, please contact:

Why work for us?

Alongside working with a network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection and practice development, Outcomes First Group offer an array of flexible benefit options.


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you'll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters" - access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks
  • Work 4 days, be paid for 5 T&C's apply - following successful completion of the probation period

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that's right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100's of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that's not all, we place the outcomes of the people in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you'll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

Job Vacancy ID: 243318