Educational Psychologist, 2 High Street, Perth - PKC11689

Job Description Educational Psychologist - PKC11689 £54,438 - £69,246 2 High Street, Perth With a base in central Perth, the post holder will join a dedicated, innovative team providing a link service to educational establishments ...

Job Description

Educational Psychologist - PKC11689
£54,438 - £69,246
2 High Street, Perth

With a base in central Perth, the post holder will join a dedicated, innovative team providing a link service to educational establishments and carrying out the range of roles within Education and Children's Services to impact upon the learning, development and wellbeing of children and young people.

Practitioners in the process of registration are welcome.

For purposes of connection and collaboration with colleagues and with the community we serve, our full-time employees work on site for a minimum of 2 days per week with the arrangements for part time employees being agreed on a basis which will ensure that they benefit to an equivalent degree.

Our FAQs on hybrid working can be found here Hybrid working FAQs.

We are committed to being a more inclusive employer - to ensure we can consider any reasonable adjustments, please either contact the recruiting manager to discuss any individual circumstances, discuss at interview or, if you prefer, after any conditional offer is made.


Psychology degree.

MSc in Educational Psychology.

You must have a valid UK driving licence as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations across Perth and Kinross.

The Individual

We are seeking a registered and qualified Educational Psychologist for this main grade position. 

You will have relevant experience with children, young people and families and of educational systems and be dedicated to improving outcomes through the application of psychological principles.

You must be registered as an Educational Psychologist with the HCPC or in the process of completing your registration.

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Susie Turner, Inclusion Service Manager on 01738 476279 or at

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees.  One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE.  Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post.  This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance.  You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists.  Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer.  In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours.  Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland  Jobs, careers and employment.

What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.   

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