Educational Psychologist

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Reference:2/CD/21/074 

Salary: £38,197 - £53,247

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:Yes 

Employment Type:Various  

Location:Shire Hall - GL1 2TG 

Closing date:14 March 2021 at midnight 

Permanent and Fixed Term Opportunities available - This role requires DBS clearance.

Gloucestershire’s Educational Psychology Service is part of a broader Education Inclusion Specialist Support Service. We are a friendly, supportive and innovative team of Educational Psychologists, Advisory Teachers and Inclusion Officers who work together to promote inclusion. Based within three Area Teams our Educational Psychologists promote child development and learning through a consultation service to schools, settings and other professionals.

We are looking for flexible, creative and solution focussed psychologists to join our team. You will be keen to apply psychology to create change and support positive outcomes for young people and their families. Whilst you will understand the importance of high quality casework you will also be clear that Educational Psychology has so much more to offer.


A few examples of our recent work include leading on the Wellbeing for Education Return programme, developing the ELSA programme across the Local Authority and working with partners as part of the Mental Health in Schools Trailblazer.


We can offer:



  • The opportunity to work in an exciting partially-traded service with scope to deliver a range of different work as part of your service to schools

  • A variety of work in both rural and urban settings in a fantastic part of the country

  • A strong CPD programme and training opportunities

  • An induction support package

  • An established programme of professional supervision and peer support

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


 If you want to find out more please call for a chat.

For an informal discussion please contact: 
Greg Cotton Interim Lead Educational Psychologist 01452 328050
Dr. Toby Stevens - Senior Educational Psychologist & Locality Lead (Gloucester & Forest) 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

Interviews will be held virtually on 8 March 2021

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

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