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Jobs at the BPS

Find information about career opportunities, service contracts, consultancy positions and voluntary posts

Want to work with us?

We're always looking for new talent and you might just find your next exciting career move with us.

We're proud of our positive and inclusive work culture, which helps us to achieve our vision of supporting, representing and promoting both psychology and psychologists.

Our holidays are generous, as are our pension and sickness policies, and we're big believers in remote and flexible working to make our roles as accommodating as possible.

For all posts, exposure to membership/professional associations, higher education, or the charity/not for profit sector would be an advantage.

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Career opportunities

The following roles advertised are for internal positions within the society.

These positions, unless specified otherwise, will be based at either our Leicester or London offices.

Service contracts and consultancy positions

The following listed opportunities are not staff posts and therefore are not subject to the society's general terms and conditions of employment

Editorial appointments

The following listed opportunities are not staff posts and therefore are not subject to the society's general terms and conditions of employment.

Voluntary posts

The following listed opportunities are not remunerated and therefore are not subject to the society's general terms and conditions of employment.

These positions, unless specified otherwise, will be based at either our Leicester or London offices.

Ongoing opportunities

Working for the BPS

Diversity and inclusion

The British Psychological Society (The BPS) is committed to a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion.

By fostering an inclusive culture, welcoming individual differences and committing to embed equality and diversity into all of our activities, we aim to ensure that everyone is treated equally, without discrimination and is able to reach their full potential without barriers.

Pre-employment checks

Job offers with The BPS are subject to identity checks, an individual's right to work in the UK and the receipt of satisfactory references.

Probation period

All appointments are subject to successful completion of a probationary period specified in your employment contract.

Place of work

The BPS currently operates hybrid working with everyone (with a few exceptions) based in either our Leicester or London office.

You will be able to blend your working time between office and remote working.

Learning and development

The BPS promotes and invests in the growth and continuous professional development of all its staff.

Salaries

You will be paid on the 25 of each month (sooner if this is a non-working day).

Hours

Full-time hours are 35 per week, Monday to Friday. Your working pattern will be agreed with your team manager on appointment and based on operational need and priorities.

Leave

The leave year runs from 01 January to 31 December.

You are entitled to 25 days of annual leave per year, plus Bank Holidays (pro-rated for part time workers)

Everyone is entitled to the statutory provisions for maternity, adoption, paternity and shared parental leave and the BPS offers enhanced maternity pay for eligible employees.

Pension

You will be auto-enrolled into the BPS group personal pension scheme when you start. The minimum contribution rate is 4% of your salary. The contribution rates are as follows.:

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Age Group

The BPS contributes (% of salary)

18-24

4

25-29

6

30-34

8

35 & over

10

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Life insurance

The BPS operates a non-contributory group life insurance scheme for everyone which is valued at four times your salary for death in service.

Health and safety at work

The BPS is committed ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of everyone including staff, members and visitors to its building

Benefits

The BPS is committed to supporting the physical and psychological wellbeing of everyone to support a healthy and engaged workforce that is able to flourish.

Contractual Sick Pay

The BPS has a contractual sick pay scheme to supplement statutory sick pay (SSP).

To qualify, you must comply with the terms and reporting responsibilities outlined in the BPS's Attendance Management Policy.

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Length of Service

Full Pay Month(s)

Half Pay Month(s)

From 4 to 6 months' service

1

N/A

From 6 months to 1 years' service

1

1

During the 2nd year of service

2

2

During the 3rd year of service

3

3

During the 4th year of service

4

4

During the 5th year of service

5

5

During the 6th year of service & thereafter

6

6

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Occupational Health

The BPS uses an independent occupational health service, as and when required, to seek specialist advice on how best to support and maintain the health and wellbeing of all colleagues.

GP Access

Everyone, including immediate family members, are able to access a 24/7 virtual GP service to obtain advice, reassurance and diagnoses from wherever they are in the world.

Employee Assistance Programme & Wisdom Health Hub

Access to a 24/7 confidential helpline for wellbeing, financial and legal advice and support.

In addition, you can access the Wisdom Health Hub app that provides further wellbeing support and access to wellness trackers, mini-health checks, exercise videos and recipes.

Mental Health First Aid

Access to trained mental health first aiders providing support and signposting to further professional support.

Bereavement and Probate Support

Everyone, including immediate family members get access to a 24/7 helpline with trained counsellors and experts on hand to provide emotional support and practical support following a bereavement.

Funeral Concierge Service

Access to tools and support with will preparation and funeral planning.

Eyecare Vouchers

Access to a free VDU eye examination every two years.

Cycle Scheme

Permanent employees or employees on a fixed term contract of a minimum of twelve months are able to access a tax-free bike scheme to help them to commute to and from work in healthier and more sustainable way.

Wider Wallet

Access to a package of benefits, discounts and cashback deals via the Wider Wallet platform.

Routledge Books Discount

Access to 25% off books from global publisher Routledge.