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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 50,000 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
Maternity Leave Cover ftc to 29 February 2016
With more than 50,000 members, The British Psychological Society is the professional body for psychologists in the UK and the largest psychology community in Europe. An exciting opportunity is available for a professional and confident individual to join our successful Qualifications Team at the Society’s Leicester head office as a full-time maternity leave cover to the end of February 2016. The team is busy and hard-working, with responsibility for supporting the Society’s suite of professional, work-based psychology qualifications.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to provide advice and support to a number of our qualifications. The role requires excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, confidence, and the ability to communicate effectively with different audiences. The post holder will be expected to respond to queries from candidates and prospective candidates, in addition to ensuring the smooth running of the qualifications, which are each managed through a Qualifications Board consisting of both volunteer and paid members of the Society. The ability to keep on top of multiple projects and tasks and to work flexibly is essential. Previous quality assurance experience in Higher Education, or within a professional body environment, is desirable.
Further information on the work of the Qualifications Team can be found at www.bps.org.uk/qualifications.
The closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 6 May 2015.
Interviews will be held at our Leicester office on Friday 15 May 2015.
Member Network Team Administrator, Temporary ftc for six months
£21k per annum
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to provide advice and support to the Member Network Team and associated committees. The role requires excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, confidence, and the ability to communicate effectively with different audiences. The post holder will be expected to respond to queries from members and the general public, in addition to ensuring the smooth running of the Member Networks annual general meetings and the co-ordination of the printing and distribution of Member Network publications. The ability to keep on top of multiple projects and tasks and to work flexibly is essential.
Further information on the work of the Society’s Member Networks can be found at http://www.bps.org.uk/member-networks/member-networks.
The closing date for applications is noon on Tuesday 5 May 2015. Interviews will be held at our Leicester office on Monday 11 May 2015.
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.