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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 Psychologist Appointments 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]
Director of Qualifications and Standards
With over 52,000 members, The British Psychological Society is the professional body for psychologists in the UK and the largest psychology community in Europe. We are seeking to recruit a Director to our senior management team to lead and further develop our Qualifications and Standards Department. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to work within an established and evolving professional body. The post will be based in our newly refurbished head office in Leicester, although frequent travel will be required, especially to our London office.
We are seeking a manager with substantial experience of running and developing systems relating to the setting and monitoring of standards of education or training, membership standards or the delivery of qualifications. You will have the ability to ensure that our systems are efficient, fit for purpose, and able to adapt to changes in the external educational and professional environment.
You will have achieved success in building and managing relationships, both internally and with senior external stakeholders. A track record of successful management of teams and excellent communication skills will also be essential for this post.
A demonstrable knowledge of the qualifications structure and professional careers in psychology is desirable.
Our administrative centre is in Leicester.
The Society operates generous holiday, pension and flexible working arrangements.
The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 18 December 2015. Interviews will be held on Friday 22 January 2016 at our London office.
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.