Educational Psychologist

East Lothian Council

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Vacancy Information

Salary: £40128 - £51042 per annum pro rata 
Temporary part time maternity cover for 12 months
21 hours per week
Days of work to be agreed with successful candidate
To start asap

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Educational Psychologists for a temporary post.

You will be joining an innovative service which offers:
- Progressive practice in assessment, intervention, consultation, training, research and development.
- Opportunities to contribute to developments within the service and Education and Children's Well-being.
- Challenging professional dialogue on the continuous improvement of service delivery.
- A mutually supportive team environment including regular peer supervision and performance review.

You must have an honours degree in Psychology, a relevant post-graduate qualification in Educational Psychology. You should be eligible for registration with the Health Professions Council. 

The service is accredited by the Scottish Division of Educational Psychology to provide supervision for Probationer Educational Psychologists looking to secure the Award in Educational Psychology.

Job Details

The Educational Psychologist is required to carry out the duties of his/her post as directed by the Principal Educational Psychologist and Educational Psychology Service practice guidelines. The Educational Psychologist shall carry out these duties in accordance with statutory legislation and the policies and procedures laid down by the education authority. The Educational Psychologist shall work within the aims and objectives formulated for the service by the Principal Educational Psychologist in collaboration with the team of Educational Psychologists.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Satisfactory completion of a Postgraduate degree in Educational Psychology
Eligibility for registration with the Health Professions Council. 

Full current driving licence and access to a vehicle (* see Job Outline/Person Spec).

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Additional Information

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