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Moray Area, IV30 1BX
£54,438 - £69,246 per year
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35 hours per week
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Job Description

To provide an Educational Psychology Service to client groups within the Moray area in accordance with Council policies, legislation, National priorities, and the Code of Conduct for Educational Psychologists.


Under the direction of the Principal Educational Psychologist:

Provide consultation and advice for all Service users including children and young people, parents, educational establishments, other agencies, and the Education Authority.

Assess and report on the psychological and educational needs of children and young people in the context of the family, school and wider community.

Undertake casework and arrange appropriate and effective interventions for children and young people in co-operation with other agencies.

Contribute to the professional training and development of colleagues and Service users.

Contribute to research and the development of policies and provision for children and young people.

Contribute to ongoing service continuous improvement.

The Individual

Experience of working with children and young people in a professional capacity

Honours Degree in Psychology (or equivalent) recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS)

Professional qualification (higher degree) in Educational Psychology recognised by the BPS and the Health Professions Council (HCPC)

Either registration or working towards HCPC registration

Wide range of assessment and communication skills


Ability to work effectively with children, young people, parents and professional colleagues

Follow the BPS code of conduct for Educational Psychologists and adhere to the professional standards for HCPC registration

Effective organisational skills

Professional commitment and enthusiasm

You will be expected to travel efficiently between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service. Due to the rural nature of Moray, this is normally undertaken by use of a car.

Flexibility and diplomacy

Ability to work both independently and as a team

Capacity to work with complex human problems

Work in locations across Moray and travel between these.

Be flexible in use of base office provision.


Closing Date: 19th April 2024

Starting Salary: £54,438

£29.91 per hour

35 hours per week

For further information, contact Craig Fowler – 01343 550999 / 07817 956966

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