Society office staff vacancies
This page contains information about vacancies in the Society's administrative offices. For information about jobs specifically for psychologists, see our Jobs in Psychology website.
The British Psychological Society is the learned Society and professional body for psychologists in the UK. The Society aims to encourage the development of psychology, improve standards of training and practice, raise public awareness and increase the influence of psychological practice in society. With a membership of over 60,000 and over 90 staff in Leicester, new opportuntiies are continually being created within our teams.
To apply for any of the vacancies below, please send a CV and covering letter linking your skills to our specific needs and quoting the job reference you are applying for, and how you found out about the vacancy, to
The British Psychological Society
48 Princess Road East
LEICESTER LE1 7DR
Email: [email protected]
Project Officer (Partnership and Accreditation)
This post is fixed term until 30 November 2017, £32k
We are looking for a confident and highly motivated individual to lead on a number of project developments within the team.
The ideal candidate will have experience in project work, ideally within a Higher Education, Professional Body or Health setting.
The post holder will have excellent interpersonal skills, confidence, and the ability to communicate effectively to different audiences. The post holder will be expected to work with minimum guidance and show initiative, however they must also be able to demonstrate excellent team working skills. They will be working with volunteer members on these projects so must have experience in supporting committees and volunteers; there is an expectation that the post holder will contribute to and lead on a number of events and meetings. A willingness to travel regularly and extensively is essential, as is the ability to keep on top of multiple projects and tasks and to work flexibly.
The post holder will be working alongside Partnership and Accreditation Officers, who undertake accreditation visits to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the UK and internationally. There may be the opportunity for the right candidate to undertake accreditation visits.
For an informal discussion regarding the role and specific project details please contact Lucy Horder, Partnership and Accreditation Manager, on 0116 252 9596.
The closing date for applications is noon on Tuesday 31 January 2017. Interviews will be held at our Leicester office on Thursday 9 February 2017.
The following information and documents give background to the Society, the types of role and the terms and conditions we offer to all posts:
- Summary Terms & Conditions
- Equal Opportunities monitoring form
- About the BPS
- Our Strategic Plan
- Office structure
- The Society Offices
- Travel and subsistence expense claim form
- Right to work checklist (link to information on the Home Office site)
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.