Senior Specialist Educational Psychologists

Reference:2/CD/20/269 

Salary: Scale B,1 – 7 including SPA (£46,607 – £55,678)

Working Hours:see advert 

Job Share:Yes 

Employment Type:Various  

Location:Shire Hall, Westgate Street, Gloucester - GL1 2TH 

Closing date:17 July 2020 at midnight 

Permanent (1.2fte)

We are looking to appoint a flexible, solution focussed and innovative Educational Psychologists to join our Education Inclusion Specialist Support Services in Gloucestershire.

The post holders will work within locality teams. This is a friendly, supportive service comprising of Educational Psychologists, Advisory Teachers and Inclusion specialists who are committed to promoting inclusion through applying psychology and evidence based strategies to create change and positive outcomes for young people. 


Gloucestershire’s educational psychology services are well regarded within the authority. Promoting child development and learning through the application of psychology, working with individuals and groups of children; teachers and other adults in schools; families and other local authority officers; health social care and other agencies. 


 The service offers a number of opportunities:



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

  • The opportunity to work in both rural and urban settings

  • Benefit from strong professional development programme and training opportunities

  • Take part and lead a range of generic and specialist work within the 0-25 age range in all types of educational settings

  • Work with a wide range of professionals and organisations

  • Helping to shape the future for education inclusion in Gloucestershire


It is an exciting time to be joining our services, please refer to our Educational Psychologist appointments recruitment pack for further information about Gloucestershire and our educational psychology and inclusion services.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Greg Cotton, Senior Educational Psychologist 01452 328050
Dr. Toby Stevens, Senior Educational Psychologist 01452 328051
Dr. Eva Robbins,  Senior Education Psychologist & Locality Lead (Cheltenham & Tewkesbury) 01452 328912
Rebecca Jerome, Senior Education Psychologist & Locality Lead (Stroud & Cotswold) 01452 328145

Application Information

Interviews:Week Commencing 27th July 2020

This position is subject to a DBS check

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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Only if you have difficulty accessing the information published online should you contact GCC Appointments & People Sourcing Team by telephone 01452-425888 or e-mail to ContactUs@gloucestershire.gov.uk quoting the vacancy reference number above.

If you wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis, please obtain approval from your current line manager that you may be released on a secondment before submitting an application form.

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