Assessment & Awards Officer

We are seeking to appoint an Assessment and Awards Officer to join a friendly, busy and supportive Assessment and Awards team at the British Psychological Society.

Post: Assessment & Awards Officer

Salary: Band 1, £25,040 pa

Contract: Temporary to cover maternity leave 

Location: Leicester / London / Hybrid

Closing Date: 27 May 2024

We are seeking to appoint an Assessment and Awards Officer to join a friendly, busy and supportive Assessment and Awards team at the British Psychological Society.

The team delivers assessment services for apprentices, qualification candidates, professional recognition route, CPD audits and psychological testing centre processes.

This role presents an opportunity to ensure that the delivery of the society's assessment and awards, and associated customer service is conducted to the highest standards, meeting external and internal quality assurance requirements.

Reporting to the Assessment and Awards Lead, and working in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders and committees, you will be required to support the delivery of assessment and awards activity for the society, including qualifications, the regulated work of the End-point assessment organisation (EPAO), Psychological Testing Centre (PTC) - verifications and test reviews and professional recognition routes.

In this role, you can benefit from:

  • A busy and varied workload 
  • Exciting new developments such as the VLE and end-point assessment organisation 
  • Great team support, a positive work environment and the opportunity to shape the future of the area 
  • Involvement in development of processes and procedures. 
  • Opportunity to lead on projects and influence future developments 

For this role, you will require:

  • Experience of assessment, for example end-point assessments, accreditation and/or qualifications.
  • Experience of quality assurance and quality improvement.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, experience of working with key stakeholders and building good relationships. 

We offer a friendly, values led working culture with an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Agile & flexible working
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • Occupational pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme / free eye care vouchers / Winter flu vaccinations
  • Tailored learning & development
  • Employee Assistance Programme counselling
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Discounts scheme with local and national organisations

How to apply

For further information about the role, please contact Tracey Kinsley, Assessment and Awards Manager at [email protected].

The closing date for applications is Monday 27 May.

Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 4th June.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria in the job profile to [email protected]

The British Psychological Society is committed to a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of your background or circumstances.

We are only able to accept applications that can demonstrate a right to work in the UK; we are unable to sponsor people requiring a work visa.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, it is not possible to update you on the progress of the application until after the closing date. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.