Educational Psychologist

Expiring today

Aberdeen City Council
£40,128 - £51,042 per year
09 Sep 2016
26 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link  and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location: Fredrick Street
Duration: Full Time, Permanent

PLEASE NOTE: The first point of the scale £40,128 per annum is the Inductee Point 0 of the scale

Job Purpose

To provide consultation, advice, assessment, intervention, training and research relating to psychological and educational needs, arising from additional support for learning needs in education. The tasks will be in accordance with legislation, authority policy and procedures and in keeping with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) code of conduct for Registered Educational Psychologists.


Honours degree in Psychology at least 2:1.
Post Graduate degree in Educational Psychology, HCPC Registration or working towards registration within Probationer year.

The post holder will be expected to:
Adhere to the Council's Policies and Procedures and relevant legislation.
Able to work with a range of stakeholders, internal and external to the Council.
Able to travel to carry out professional duties within Aberdeen City and in other parts of the country as required.
Be flexible to work in different locations within Aberdeen City to carry out professional functions including consultation, assessment, intervention, training and research.


Support education service, school staff, parents, pupils, and other agencies through the provision of consultation, psychological advice and information.
Assess and report on the psychological and educational needs of pupils who may have additional support for learning needs.
Conduct appropriate research and development work including group work with pupils and with staff.
Design and provide appropriate training for parents, voluntary groups and other agencies, as well as, staff development for teaching staff.

The Individual

See job profile for full details

The Council has access to affordable accommodation within the city which may be available for rent to the successful candidate, for the first 6 months in this key role. This can be discussed further with the hiring manager if successful for the post.

See also:
2 JP.pdf