Trainee Work Psychologists and Higher Work Psychologists

Job Title: Trainee Work Psychologists and Higher Work Psychologists
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £26,892 - £38,307
Job Published: December 16, 2019 09:06

Job Description

Department for Work and Pensions

National Work Psychology Service

Vacancies for Trainee Work Psychologists and Higher Work Psychologists

Trainee Psychologist £26,892 (National) £31,099 (Inner London)

Higher Psychologist £33,506 (National) £38,307 (Inner London)

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for delivering the Government’s Universal Credit programme and to reduce and prevent poverty in the UK, promoting opportunity and independence for all. The Work Psychology Service is a key part of the DWP network of support to customers including people with health conditions and disability. Occupational Psychologists work across the DWP Jobcentre group network providing a range of services to customers, staff and employers. This is a unique opportunity for committed work psychologists to make a difference to customers looking for work. These roles are likely to involve regular travel and flexibility is a key requirement.

The vacancies are in:

Merseyside, Lancashire & Cumbria, West & South Yorkshire, Humberside, Staffordshire and Derbyshire, West London, East London, Beds & Herts, South England,  Devon, Cornwall and West Midlands

Eligibility criteria:

Full details are available on the vacancy details on the Civil Service Jobs website which includes candidate packs for the Trainee and for the Higher roles, providing a full description of the job requirements and person specification.

Applicants will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.

Making an application:

Details on how to apply for the posts are on Civil Service jobs at

Applicants who are successful at the initial application stage will be invited to attend an assessment centre and formal interview. Unfortunately, it will not be possible to meet travel and accommodation expenses. Assessment centre locations will be notified to applicants short-listed for interview.

For recruitment enquiries please contact Philip Perry on