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St Catherine's Primary School , Brabloch Crescent., PA3 4RG
£46,467 - £59,106 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.


Based at St Catherine's Primary School, Brabloch Crescent, Paisley.



Renfrewshire Educational Psychology Service has developed an effective collaborative approach to service delivery and is centrally placed within Children’s Services at strategic and operational levels. In addition to service delivery to educational establishments and the delivery of training, educational psychologists are involved in a number of strategic initiatives including: the national attainment challenge, Renfrewshire’s Nurturing Relationships Approach (whole-school nurture & trauma-informed practice), VIG/VERP, Mental Health in School, Inclusive Communications Environments, Non-Violent Resistance Approaches. 



We are interested in employing an educational psychologist who is committed to applying psychology to make a difference and committed to the continuous improvement of the service. Professional development opportunities are actively encouraged across the team. The service is an accredited Service in relation to the induction of probationer educational psychologists with the BPS.



It is essential that you have an honours degree in psychology and MSc in educational psychology.You will be required to register as an educational psychologist with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). You will contribute to the provision of an educational psychology service for Renfrewshire Council, in accordance with statutory duties, relevant legislation and local authority policy and the standards of conduct, performance and ethics of the HCPC.



It is desirable that you have Knowledge and experience of research, development and intervention projects.



Applicant should note that:

•    This job is suitable for job share.
•    The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2003 as amended apply to this post.   



If successful, you will be required to become a PVG Scheme Member. If you would like further information in relation to the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme, please visit



For an informal discussion and further information please contact Michael E Harker, Principal Educational Psychologist on 0300 300 0170 or at


Closing Date - Monday 13 December 2021




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