Senior Educational Psychologist

East Dunbartonshire Council
£54,219 per year
20 Sep 2016
28 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description


East Dunbartonshire Council Educational Psychology Service


Senior Educational Psychologist (Full time permanent)




East Dunbartonshire Council Educational Psychology Service works at all levels within the authority with a strong emphasis on capacity building at school, cluster and authority level. Educational psychologists provide a high quality service for children and young people within the context of continual improvement. Educational Psychologists build on evidence based practice to inform planning and service delivery.


Highly reliable and accountable, you will bring credibility and a wide range of relevant knowledge and expertise from your experience of successful working within a Psychological Service.


You should have an established record of team working, be able to demonstrate strong commitment to your colleagues and have excellent interpersonal skills. It is expected that you will lead on an area within the Service Improvement Plan and lead and support colleagues in their professional practice to deliver an excellent and effective service within East Dunbartonshire Council.


You will have an honours degree in Psychology recognised by the British Psychological Society and the relevant post graduate qualification in educational psychology.


You must be registered with the Health & Care Professions Council, have successfully completed the probationary period and have a breadth of experience within a Psychological Service. You should have experience of working as an educational psychologist for a minimum of two years.


Closing date: 4 October 2016.


Please contact Gillian Dury on 0300 123 4510 for further information.


Charter of Commitment

 The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:

• Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.

• Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.

• The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.

• We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.

• We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.

• New Deal applicants who meet the essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

• We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)

• We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.

• We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.

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EAD001043 Role Profile.docx