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Whether you are newly qualified or are looking to change your career, the best place to start looking is our Jobs In Psychology site, which is regularly updated with new roles and opportunities from a variety of different employers and recruiters.

For details on current Society Office Staff Vacancies, Vacancies for Service Contracts or Consultancy Posts, or Voluntary Posts within the Society, please consult the tabs below.
 

Executive Assistant

Full time (35 hours per week) – 12 month fixed term contract​

Grade 5, £26,727 pa

The key purpose of this role is to provide assistance to the Chief Executive and Senior Management Team by providing senior administrative and secretarial support.

This role requires high level, accurate and detailed communication with key stakeholders such as the Chief Executive, Senior Managers, all staff, Senior Members and 3rd Party service providers and is vital to the efficient and smooth running of the Chief Executive’s Office. 

The communication elements of this role will ensure that the Chief Executive’s resources are appropriately informed and available as required to meet all initiatives and challenges that the Society may have.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Significant experience of working as an Executive Assistant providing administrative support at board level
  • Experience of working within a complex governance system, preferably in an membership organisation, education or health related sector
  • Significant experience in running an administrative process from beginning to end
  • Demonstrable experience of problem solving , working on own initiative, prioritising tasks and managing competing demands
  • High attention to detail, ability to critically analyse information (written and oral), ability to produce formal written reports for a range of audiences

A willingness to travel is essential, as is the ability to keep on top of multiple projects and tasks and to work flexibly.  

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 23rd April 2018.  Interviews will be held at our Leicester office on Tuesday 01st May 2018.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter outlining how your skills meet the job criteria to [email protected]

This tab contains information about vacancies for contract for services and consultancy posts. 

Opportunities listed here are not staff posts and therefore are not subject to the Society's general terms and conditions of employment.


There are currently no vacancies being advertised.

This page contains information about volunteer opportunities with the Society.

Opportunities listed on this page are not remunerated and therefore are not subject to the Society's general terms and conditions of employment.

Volunteers working for the Society are subject to the Code of Conduct for Members undertaking activities on behalf of the Society.

The role of the Sport and Exercise Psychology Qualifications Board is to formulate and manage all matters relating to policy, procedure and assessment for the QSEP (Stage 2).

The Chief Supervisor is the link and the official channel of communication between the Board, candidates and their Co-ordinating Supervisors.

The Chief Supervisor acts on behalf of the Board in all matters concerning the provision of initial advice and information for potential candidates, enrolment, ongoing development and registration for assessment of all candidates, and in all matters to do with communicating the results of assessments.

The Chief Supervisor also has responsibility for overseeing the supervision process and for developing links and training for Coordinating Supervisors who provide the direct mentoring and support for candidates.

This commitment for this role is 8 sessions per month, where a session is half a day. The post attracts a payment of £55,908 pro rata per annum

 In addition, the post holder is expected to attend and contribute to Board meetings. The Board meets three times a year either face-to-face or by teleconference. Face-to-face meetings take place in either Leicester or London.

Attendance at other working parties to represent the Board may also be required.

Applications can be made via a Statement of Interest form which is available from Bethan Law, Qualifications Officer, at [email protected].

Please also enclose a curriculum vitae and a letter which links your experience to the role.

The deadline for applications is Friday 13 April 2018 and telephone interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 30 April 2018.

The role of the Sport and Exercise Psychology Qualifications Board is to formulate and manage all matters relating to policy, procedure and assessment for the QSEP (Stage 2).

The role of the Chair of the Sport and Exercise Psychology Qualifications Board involves oversight of the work of the Board and ensuring that the QSEP (Stage 2) is academically robust and delivered to a high standard.

The holder of this voluntary role will have a thorough understanding of the qualification and its relevant processes and be responsible for quality-assurance of the existing qualification(s) as well as leading future improvement and developmental work.

The Sport and Exercise Psychology Qualifications Board usually meets three times a year either face-to-face or by teleconference/videoconference. Face-to-face meetings take place in either Leicester or London. The Qualifications Committee also meets three times a year.

Attendance at other working parties to represent the Board may also be required. It is estimated that this commitment will be approximately 10 days a year, including the face-to-face meetings.

Applications can be made via a Statement of Interest form which is available from Bethan Law, Qualifications Officer, at [email protected].

Please also enclose a curriculum vitae and a letter which links your experience to the role.

The deadline for applications is Friday 13 April 2018 and telephone interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 30 April 2018.

The role of the Counselling Psychology Qualifications Board is to formulate and manage all matters relating to policy, procedure and assessment for the Qualification in Counselling Psychology.

The role of the Chief Assessor involves oversight and management of the assessment process for the Qualification in Counselling Psychology, acting on behalf of the Board in all matters concerning the design and implementation of the assessment framework.

The Chief Assessor also has responsibility for advising on future development and management of the qualification and for contributing to the development of training for Coordinating Supervisors who provide the direct mentoring and support for candidates.

This commitment for this role is three sessions per month, where a session is half a day.

The post attracts a payment of £55,908 pro rata per annum. In addition, the post holder is expected to attend and contribute to Board meetings.

The Board meets three times a year either face to face or by teleconference. Meetings usually take place in Leicester. Attendance at other working parties to represent the Board may also be required.

Applications can be made via a Statement of Interest form which is available from Bethan Law, Qualifications Officer, at [email protected].

Please also enclose a curriculum vitae and a letter which links your experience to the role.

The deadline for applications is Monday 16 April 2018 and telephone interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 8 May 2018.

The role of the Counselling Psychology Qualifications Board is to formulate and manage all matters relating to policy, procedure and assessment for the Qualification in Counselling Psychology.

The role of the Chair of the Counselling Psychology Qualifications Board involves oversight of the work of the Board and ensuring that the Qualification in Counselling Psychology is academically robust and delivered to a high standard.

The holder of this voluntary role will have a thorough understanding of the qualification and its relevant processes and be responsible for quality-assurance of the existing qualification(s) as well as leading future improvement and developmental work.

The Counselling Psychology Qualifications Board meets three times a year either face to face or by teleconference. Meetings usually take place in Leicester. The Qualifications Committee also meets three times a year.

Attendance at other working parties to represent the Board may also be required. It is estimated that this commitment will be approximately 10 days a year, including the face-to-face meetings.

Applications can be made via a Statement of Interest form which is available from Bethan Law, Qualifications Officer, at [email protected].

Please also enclose a curriculum vitae and a letter which links your experience to the role.

The deadline for applications is Monday 16 April 2018 and telephone interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 8 May 2018.

The Society is seeking to appoint two suitably qualified and experienced Occupational Psychologists to the role of Chief Supervisor.

The Chief Supervisors act on behalf of the Board in all matters concerning the provision of initial advice and information for potential candidates, enrolment, ongoing development and registration for assessment of all candidates, and in all matters to do with communicating the results of assessments.

The Chief Supervisors also have responsibility for overseeing the supervision process and for developing links and training for Coordinating Supervisors who provide the direct mentoring and support for candidates.

This commitment for this role is 8 sessions per month per Chief Supervisor, where a session is half a day.

The post attracts a payment of £55,908 pro rata per annum.

In addition, the post holder is expected to attend and contribute to Board meetings. The Board meets three times a year either face to face or by teleconference. Meetings usually take place in Leicester.

Attendance at other working parties to represent the Board may also be required.

Applications can be made via a Statement of Interest form which is available from Natalie Kenny-Hall, Qualifications Officer, at [email protected].

Please also enclose a curriculum vitae and a letter which links your experience to the role.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 30 May 2018 and telephone interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 25 June 2018.

The role of the Chief Assessor involves oversight and management of the assessment process for the Qualification in Occupational Psychology (Stage 2).

The Chief Assessor acts on behalf of the Board in all matters concerning the design and implementation of the Qualification in Occupational Psychology (Stage 2)’s assessment framework, particularly in light of the launch of the new qualification in 2019.

The Chief Assessor also has responsibility for advising on future development and management of the qualification and for contributing to the development of training for Coordinating Supervisors who provide the direct mentoring and support for candidates.

This commitment for this role is six sessions per month, where a session is half a day.

The post attracts a payment of £55,908 pro rata per annum.

In addition, the post holder is expected to attend and contribute to Board meetings. The Board meets three times a year either face to face or by teleconference. Meetings usually take place in Leicester.

Attendance at other working parties to represent the Board may also be required.

Applications can be made via a Statement of Interest form which is available from Natalie Kenny-Hall, Qualifications Officer, at [email protected].

Please also enclose a curriculum vitae and a letter which links your experience to the role.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 30 May 2018 and telephone interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 25 June 2018.

The role of the Chair of the Occupational Psychology Qualifications Board involves oversight of the work of the Board and ensuring that the Qualification in Occupational Psychology (Stage 2) is academically robust and delivered to a high standard.

The holder of this voluntary role will have a thorough understanding of the qualification and its relevant processes and be responsible for quality-assurance of the existing qualification(s) as well as leading future improvement and developmental work, in particular the implementation of the new qualification in 2019.

The Occupational Psychology Qualifications Board meets three times a year either face to face or by teleconference. Meetings usually take place in Leicester.

The Qualifications Committee also meets three times a year. Attendance at other working parties to represent the Board may also be required.

It is estimated that this commitment will be approximately 10 days a year, including the face-to-face meetings.

Applications can be made via a Statement of Interest form which is available from Natalie Kenny-Hall, Qualifications Officer, at [email protected].

Please also enclose a curriculum vitae and a letter which links your experience to the role.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 30 May 2018 and telephone interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 25 June 2018.

The following information and documents give background to the Society, the types of role and the terms and conditions we offer to all posts:

The Society operates generous holiday, pension and sickness policies and flexible working arrangements.

For all posts, exposure to the current Higher Education or charities sectors would be an advantage.

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