Educational Psychologist

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Salary:£35,027.00 - £48,829.00 

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:Yes 

Employment Type:Permanent  

Location:Edinburgh House, Coronation Square, Cheltenham - GL51 7SA 

Closing date:22 January 2019 at midnight 


Are you passionate about ensuring better outcomes for children and young people with SEND needs so they can achieve their aspirations? Have you the enthusiasm, skills and knowledge base to lead in early intervention?


We are seeking to appoint an Educational psychologist to work in our Stroud and/or Cheltenham EPS bases. We are seeking people who have a strong inclusive vision for children and young people, who would like to achieve measurable outcomes for them, including reducing exclusion and raising achievement.


Gloucestershire Educational Psychology Service offers:

  • The opportunity to work in an exciting partially-traded service

  • The opportunity to work in both rural and urban settings

  • A commitment to excellent supervision and support

  • A strong CPD programme and support for training opportunities

  • A range of generic and specialist work within the 0-25 age range in all types of educational settings

  • A commitment to supporting career progression

  • Friendly colleagues working within a county service with strong multi-agency links

If working on a job share basis the salary will be per annum, pro rata.

This post is subject to an Enhanced CRB Disclosure Check. We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. We welcome applications wishing to work part-time or job share. For further information about working in Gloucestershire’s Educational Psychology Service, please contact:

For further details please contact Dr Deborah Shepherd, Principal Educational Psychologist, on 01452 583649,
Dr Matt Baker,Acting Senior Educational Psychologist (Cheltenham) 01452 328771 or
Rebecca Jerome Senior Educational Psychologist (Stroud) 01452 328131

Interview Date 1st February 2019.

Application Information


Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

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