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2 High Street, Perth, PH1 5PH
£46,467 - £59,106 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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Job Description

Educational Psychologist (0.6FTE Permanent & 0.4FTE Fixed Term until 31 July 2022) - PKC07544
£46,467 - £59,106
2 High Street, Perth

With a base in central Perth, the post holder will join a dedicated, innovative team providing a link service to educational establishments and carrying out the range of roles within Education and Children's Services to impact upon the learning, development and wellbeing of children and young people.  

Part-time and fixed term requests are welcome. This is a part permanent core post and part temporary post to augment Covid related work to support positive mental health and school attendance, through systemic interventions, along with casework. 

The Individual

We are seeking a registered and qualified Educational Psychologist for this main grade position.

As the successful candidate, you will have relevant experience with children, young people and families and of educational systems and be dedicated to improving outcomes through the application of psychological principles. 

You must be registered as an Educational Psychologist with the HCPC or be in the process of completion of registration.

For further information on this vacancy, please contact Susie Turner at

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE.  Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.

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