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Senior Occupational Psychologist

Cabinet Office
Glasgow, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, York
£40,850 - £44,260
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Senior Occupational Psychologist
Cabinet Office
Reference number: 325763
Salary: £40,850 - £44,260
Location: Glasgow, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, York

Job Summary

Acting as an internal consultancy to all of the Civil Service, we collaborate with government departments, functions and professions to develop and deliver high quality, customer-focused assessment products and solutions grounded in occupational psychology and psychometrics. Our services aim to help identify and develop the best people from all backgrounds, including the Civil Service’s prestigious talent programmes. 

We also place ourselves at the forefront of assessment innovation, and are actively creating a growing range of evidence-based psychological assessment tools.

You will be joining a high performing multi-disciplinary team of occupational psychologists, psychometricians and digital experts who use evidence-based practice to put the client and user at the heart of what they do.  We are a team that embraces innovation to deliver better results, improved efficiency and added value, with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

If you are passionate about applying psychology and psychometrics in the workplace to really add value across a wide and varied agenda, then we really want to hear from you!

Job description

As Senior Occupational Psychologist you will work closely with the Head of the Occupational Psychology Service to provide thought leadership in the areas of selection and assessment for the Civil Service. 

You will play a critical role in supporting the design, development, trialling and evaluation of a suite of online tests used for recruitment and talent selection in the Civil Service.  You will also provide support and advice for clients to ensure best practice use of assessments and create guidance to support candidates through their testing journey.  

You will have the opportunity to lead on psychological and insight-led research projects using both quantitative and qualitative methods to explore the wider recruitment context and better enable the Occupational Psychology Service to make evidence-based decisions. 

You will act as a subject matter expert and represent the Occupational Psychology Service professionally with a wide range of customers and stakeholders.  You will also be expected to contribute to the development of professional practice and work collaboratively with colleagues on a wider portfolio of activities when the need arises.  

To apply for this post, all stages of the application process must be completed by no later than 23.55 on 03/12/2023

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We support the Prime Minister and ensure the effective running of government. We are also the corporate headquarters for government, in partnership with HM Treasury, and we take the lead in certain critical policy areas

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