Psychology Assistant

Job Title: Psychology Assistant
Contract Type: Full-time
Location: Swansea
Salary: £21,220 - £25,298 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: 6161BR
Contact Name: Dr Catrin Lewis
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 14, 2017 18:33

Job Description

Psychology Assistant (based in Swansea) 

Vacancy Number: 6161BR

National Centre for Mental Health
Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neuroscience
Cardiff University School of Medicine
College of Biomedical and Life Sciences

We aim to recruit forward- and outward-facing, motivated, passionate individuals who will stimulate new thinking with progressive and inclusive approaches.  We are committed to employing people who will bring difference in background, approach, identity and experiences.

You will be employed to recruit and assess research participants for the National Centre for Mental Health Participants will have a history of mental health problems and will be located throughout Wales.

Applicants should have a degree (2.1 or above) in Psychology or equivalent, be willing to travel independently across Wales, be flexible with working hours and have excellent interpersonal skills. Experience in a mental health setting and in the use of standardised interviews and questionnaires would be desirable.

The ability to speak Welsh would also be desirable.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Catrin Lewis on 02920 688357 or by emailing

This is a full-time post (35 hours per week), available from 1st September 2017, fixed term until 31st March 2018 and is based at Swansea University.

Salary: £21,220 - £25,298 per annum (Grade 4)

For more information and to apply for this vacancy please visit 

Closing Date: Friday, 21 July 2017

Cardiff University is currently undertaking a pre-employment checking pilot scheme across limited areas of the institution. Under the pilot scheme, this post has been identified as being subject to the following pre-employment checks:

• Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)
• Occupational Health Check (OH)
• Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) 

Further information about pre-employment checking can be made available upon request.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.