The British Psychological Society is a registered charity which acts as the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK, and is responsible for the promotion of excellence and ethical practice in the science, education, and application of the discipline.

As a Society, we support and enhance the development and application of psychology for the greater public good, setting high standards for research, education and knowledge, and disseminating our knowledge to increase public awareness.

One of our key objectives is to offer the profession a suite of qualifications and professional development opportunities, which this role is integral to achieving.  From this year, we will also provide the End Point Assessment (EPA) for psychological apprenticeships.

About the role

Job Title: Professional Development Delivery Officer
Location: Leicester, part remote option
Salary: Grade 5, £28,169pa

This role will be initially home-based, moving into working in our Leicester head office when it re-opens. We offer

  • Amazing work culture where staff are treated with respect and consideration
  • At the forefront of exciting developments in the psychological landscape and the wider workforce
  • A flexible approach to working

This role presents a significant opportunity for the right individual to drive the delivery of the Society’s professional development portfolio. Ensuring that it is delivered to the highest standards, meeting external and internal quality assurance requirements. This is a new role so there will be many opportunities to establish and improve ways of working.

Reporting to the Professional Development Delivery Lead, and working in collaboration with external boards and committees, you will be required to support candidates through their training and professionals undertaking CPD activity.  In addition, you will be working with the team on the implementation of a new Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). 

You will be educated to at least A level standard with a high level of literacy and numeracy. You will have a proven track-record of building effective relationships to support the delivery of products and services to meet regulations and market requirements.

For more information please read the complete job profile

How to Apply

For further information about the role, please contact Kathy Hanson, Professional Development Delivery Lead at Kathy.Hanson@bps.org.uk .The closing date for applications is midnight 27th April 2021. To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to hr@bps.org.uk .Interviews will be conducted via Zoom. No agencies please. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

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.

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.

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