Job details

Reference number - 2354-2895

Location - Portsmouth, Hampshire

Band: Soulbury 2-7 (plus access to 3 SPA Points for this post and previously awarded SPA points will be honoured)

Salary:  Salary:  £38,296 - £47,434 p.a. (Soulbury A 2 – 7) 

Job type/hours - Temporary - Full Time 

Closing time/date: midnight, on the 5th of May 2019

Applications received after this may not be considered.

Interviews scheduled for 15th of May 2019


Portsmouth Educational Psychology Service can offer you a great start to your career if you are about to qualify as an Educational Psychologist.  Equally, if you are looking for professional development and a new challenge, we can provide that too.

We are based in the Civic Offices in the city centre, within the Inclusion Service, which is part of the Education Department. There are ten supportive, enthusiastic, skilled and experienced Educational Psychologists in our highly regarded Service.

Portsmouth Educational Psychology Service is committed to:

  • enhancing children’s development and potential through individual casework, work at an organisational level and by contributing at a strategic level within Education, Health and Social Care across the city.
  • Multi-agency working
  • Preventative approaches
  • Continuing professional development through induction and regular peer supervision and Service CPD meetings, aided by close links with Southampton University EP training Course.

You must be a qualified Educational Psychologist or be in your second or third year of EP training and be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Catriona Scully, Senior EP,

Vicky Parker, Senior EP

Liz Robinson, Principal EP

on 023 9268 8781.

Portsmouth Local Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is also committed to promoting quality childcare across the City that works to improve outcomes for children.

DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Every post is subject to PCC and Portsmouth Safeguarding Children’s Board safer recruitment procedures.

How to apply

There are 3 ways to apply: