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Looking for a new job in the field of psychology?

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.
 

Member Network Team Administrator

Grade 4, £22,000 pa

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 free events.

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 Friday 25th May 2018. Interviews will be held at our Leicester office on Thursday 07th June 2018.

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


Conference and Professional Development Assistant

Full-time (35 hours a week)

Grade 4, £22,345 pa

We are looking for someone to join our Professional Development Centre helping to administer and organise conferences and events. You will need to have proven admin skills along with experience in a customer-facing role. You should enjoy multi-tasking and must be able to travel to our conferences.

You will need previous experience of working on aspects of organising conferences or events, including administration, teamwork and liaising with internal and external suppliers. You will represent the team and the Society at committee meetings, supplier meetings and face-to-face with delegates at conferences.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A highly motivated self-starter, with excellent organisational skills

  • A team player with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

  • Able to multi-task, think logically and creatively

  • Able to work collaboratively  with the team

  • Able to display a ‘can-do’ attitude

  • Able to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

  • Able to travel to meetings and conferences (you will be required to work away from home on occasion)

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 4th June.  Interviews will be held at our Leicester office on Thursday 14th June.

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

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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 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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