Educational Psychologist

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Dundee City Council
£41,658 - £51,042 per year
16 Sep 2016
30 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description
Dundee's involvement in Scotland's attainment challenge will give us the opportunity to further our collaborative work to close the attainment gap across the city. Dundee Educational Psychology Service is a key partner in the City's Attainment Challenge. The post will build the capacity of DEPS in order to implement and evaluate key aspects of the project plan, in particular: Mental Health & Wellbeing/Nurture. Based in DEPS, St Ninian's Primary School, you will work full time, 35 hours per week, fixed term to January 2018.

You will have a post graduate qualification in Educational Psychology and have current registration with the HCPC as an educational psychologist.

You will be responsible for undertaking work required within the terms of the remit of the psychological service as prescribed by statutory legislation. You will carry out these duties in accordance with the policies and procedures laid down by the education authority, the Educational Psychology Service and the Health and Care Professions Council.

The Individual
You will have evidence of effective work with schools/families/partners and children, reflective practice and experience of participation in projects within psychological services. You will also be effective in collaborative team working, with the ability to take the initiative, think strategically and be an effective planner and organiser. You will be a highly skilled communicator and presenter. This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Dundee City Council

See also:
Job Information Pack_Ed Psychologist.docx