Educational Psychologist

Posted 18 July by east ayrshire council Featured
Job Description

Support the delivery of a quality Educational Psychology Service for East Ayrshire Council. This will involve working closely with the Principal Educational Psychologist to ensure the provision of an effective Service able to meet the needs of children, young people, families and educational establishments.


The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.

Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises.  Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.


This is a full time post based at Civic Centre South, Kilmarnock.  17.5 hours of this post is permanent and 17.5 hours of this post is temporary until June 2019.   After June 2019, this post will revert to 17.5 hours per week on a permanent basis.  We would also consider applications for the 17.5 hours permanent post.   The full time salary for this post is £42,495 - £52,068 per annum.  The part time salary for this post is £42,495 - £52,068 per annum (pro rata).    

Reference: 35385583

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