We work to improve education, support education professionals and promote inclusive practice, across the UK and internationally. We aim to enjoy our work and we take pride in achieving positive outcomes. We are a dynamic, growing organisation with an established reputation for providing professional training, SEN consultancy and direct psychological services. Real Group now has over fifty employees which includes nine psychologists, plus a team of associate Educational Psychologists and Tutors.
We are looking for one or two associate Educational Psychologists interested in casework, research and providing professional development and training. Real Group primarily trades through Real Psychology and Real Training and your role will be within these two parts of the business.
Real Psychology has long-term contracts with schools and alternative education providers, as well as shorter project-based commissions. With us, you can build a diverse work portfolio. As a team, we are specialists in the areas of complex communication needs as well as wellbeing, emotional and mental health; we also regularly carry out preventative work across all areas of need. As an associate you will also be welcome to join in with central CPD opportunities and access support from the team and the Directors who are also educational psychologists.
Real Training has been delivering applied psychology through online and face-to-face training for teachers and psychologists since 2004. As an associate you may also wish to help us deliver our range of programmes: the MEd SEND, the NPQ leadership programme and the Professional Assessment Programme (including BPS Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing). We have over 2000 delegates undertaking courses over a year, based in 75 countries. If you wish to travel then our psychologists have opportunities to deliver training in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. As well as delivery of Real Training’s online and blended courses, we are looking to develop further postgraduate level training for education professionals up to doctoral level. You can also be supported to undertake and publish research.
We are an equal opportunity, flexible employer with psychologists working from offices in South East London and Kent, with some home working. The schools that Real Psychology support are in London, Croydon and Kent.
If you are interested in Real Training opportunities we work with psychologists across the UK and internationally.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
You will be able to work sensitively with children, schools and families; be confident in applying psychology in innovative ways; and be able to support the development of research or advanced practitioner skills in other professionals. We strongly advocate evidence-based ethical practice and integrated psychological approaches.
It is essential that you:
Whilst it is not essential we are interested to hear from EPs who also have an interest in entrepreneurial ventures to share psychology widely, creatively and innovatively.
Please apply by sending firstname.lastname@example.org your CV with a covering letter outlining your career, education and professional development and how you meet the person specification. Please also include the names of two referees.
If you would first prefer to meet us or talk on the phone please call Siobhan Mellor or Mark Turner on 0207 18 333 18.
Interview date by arrangement.