Educational Psychologist - Old Anderson High School - SIC03672

Shetland Islands Council

  • Location: ZE1 0BA
  • £45,114 to £57,384 per annum, Educational Psychologist
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: SIC03672

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The core functions of an educational psychologist are consultation, assessment, intervention training and research. Educational psychologists are required to carry out the duties of the post as directed by the principal educational psychologist, or nominated officer of the council and should work within the aims the guidance provided by the British Psychological Society (BPS). An educational psychologist will remain on the Inductee salary point until he/she obtains chartered status with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) (as detailed in Section 1.48) which is a prerequisite for all appointments to promoted posts.

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Additional Information The grade of this post is Educational Psychologist Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,157 per annum Temporary Full Time post for 35.0 Hours per Week, 52.18 weeks per year. Temporary contract for a period of approximately 6 months. This is for the duration of a period of family leave, and will terminate following the return to work or resignation of the postholder Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made A relocation package does not apply to this post We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland You must have the ability to travel throughout Shetland at short notice and where public transport is limited We are happy to talk flexible working Proposed start date for the post will be November 2019

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at the Old Anderson High School, Lerwick

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Rhonda Simpson, Principal Educational Psychologist, on 01595 745588 or email

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.




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