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Educational Psychologist

Education - Non School

Educational Psychology

Oldham Council

Education, Skills and Neighbourhoods

Educational Psychology Service

Educational Psychologist

Ref: SOUL/OL-47136

Contract: Permanent

Salary: Scale A 3 to 8 (+ up to 3 SPAs with appropriate experience)

Hours: 36.66 per week (Job share will be considered)

Based: Level 4, Civic Centre, West Street,

Closing date: Sunday 13th February 2022

Interview dates: TBC.

Job Description & Person Specification.doc


Role overview

Within the Educational and Child Psychology Team we are seeking to appoint a fully qualified educational psychologist to join our dynamic and enthusiastic team. We welcome applications from current Year 3 trainees and offer a comprehensive and tailored induction programme. We are a traded service, highly regarded by schools and partners with an increasing demand for a whole range of our services and high buy-in from our schools.


Key responsibilities

  • Providing high quality applied psychological services, to patches of schools and other community agencies
  • Maintaining a focus on prevention and early intervention
  • Contributing creatively to service development initiatives including person centred approaches and EHC plans.
  • Working in close partnership with CYP and their families  
  • Continuing to develop our ways of working to further achieve positive outcomes for children and young people


Key Requirements

To succeed in this role you will need as a minimum:

  • To be able to provide high quality applied psychological services to professionals and key partners with a focus on prevention and early intervention.
  • To continue to develop ways of working to further achieve positive outcomes for children and young people who are in care to Oldham
  • To be professionally qualified and registered with HCPC. Professional supervision provided through the Education, Child Psychology Service.
  • An enhanced disclosure from the DBS


We can offer you:

  • Flexible working conditions including home working
  • A supportive, friendly and creative team environment
  • An authentic learning organisation with good access to CPD and supervision
  • The opportunity to undertake a variety of work and be involved in service development


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


This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS


About Us:

Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough.  Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.


The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses.  Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater. Jobs pages Working for Oldham


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Please note that should a vacancy that has been released for internal or external recruitment be deemed suitable for an at risk employee, it can be pulled back at any point up to the post being formally offered to an external candidate or an internal candidate that is not at risk of redundancy. 

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working hours

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application deadline

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13th Feb 2022

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