Eductional Psychologist (3 Posts)

Glasgow City Council

Posted

£46,467 to £59,106 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: GLA07831

Job Description

Glasgow Psychological Service has vacancies for 3 main grade educational psychologist posts on a permanent full time basis. We welcome applications from candidates who have not  completed their QEP, but please note that these candidates will be appointed on a Fixed Term contract and must complete their QEP within 12 months of being appointed. It is only upon the successful completion of the QEP that a Permanent Position will be offered. If successfully appointed on a Fixed Term basis please note that QEP supervision will not be provided by Glasgow Psychological Service. 
The Service is progressive and dynamic providing  professional challenge and support within a large local authority. These posts offer unique experiences within a wide variety of educational provision across mainstream and specialist establishments and in partnership with a wide range of colleagues. Working within a strong, nurturing and inclusive team  you will be actively involved in the development of policy and practice related to the Additional Support for Learning Act and the Children and Young People Act as we work towards raising attainment, improving wellbeing and closing the poverty related gap in Glasgow.
You will work within the ethical standards of the British Psychological Society and be supported by a robust CLPL  framework. We are keen to harness both experience and the potential of newly qualified staff and will consider Trainee Educational Psychologists who will be eligible for employment in September 2022.

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their PVG Membership/or Scheme Checks.

Candidates must be registered or eligible to be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council when taking up post.  For further information please contact David Patrick, Depute Principal Psychologist on 0141 276 2071 or by email: david.patrick@glasgow.gov.uk  Interviews will all be held in person (i.e. not remotely)  Wednesday 15th December 2021 at NW Psychological Service, Ladywell, 12A Victoria Park Drive South, Glasgow, G14 9RN

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054. Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request. Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

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