SLA03212 - Maingrade Psychologist (Educational)

South Lanarkshire
£40,128 - £51,042 per year
31 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Posts of Educational Psychologist

South Lanarkshire Council Psychological Services

1 FTE Main grade (permanent)

1 FTE Main grade (temporary for 12 months)

Salary Scale - £40,128-£50,142

Location - East Kilbride or Hamilton

Enthusiastic and skilled psychologists, who are committed to using psychology to achieve the best outcomes of children and young people, are invited to apply for two full time posts which have arisen within South Lanarkshire Council Psychological Services.

The Psychological Service is very well incorporated into the Council and Education Resources planning processes and is well placed to continue to develop its service delivery in new and creative ways in partnership with its stakeholders.

Applicants must have an honours degree in psychology recognised by the British Psychological Society AND the relevant post-graduate qualification in educational psychology.

Applications must be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, or at an appropriate stage of registration.  

Applicants are also most welcome to contact the service for further information by emailing




This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

Regulated Work with Children

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007.  Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children. 

Preferred candidates 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 South Lanarkshire Council. 

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Applications online

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South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themselves to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.



Closing Date: Sunday 20th August 2017

See also:
job profile Maingrade Psychologist.doc