Assistant Psychologist (Sussex)

University of Exeter
May 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£26,444
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Contract Type:fixed term basis.
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The starting salary will be from £26,444 up to £29,605 on Grade D, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme.

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Assistant Psychologist (Sussex)

Job description

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

This new full-time post is available from 1 May 2024 until 31 October 2025 on a fixed term basis.

We will be reviewing applications as they come in, so please don't hesitate in applying, as we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications.

This role may be subject to additional background screening.

This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on site (Brighton and Sussex clinical trials unit) and some from home.

The post

The Faculty wishes to recruit Assistant Psychologists to provide essential frontline support to trial NHS site teams and Principal Investigators, and deliver the trial psychological therapy to participants. The role ensures the frontline delivery of the trial in a timely manner ensuring that trial activities are delivered to deadlines. The post will involve delivering the therapy and research for the study in the Brighton and Sussex Clinical Research Facility at Sussex House in Brighton.

About you

The role would be suited to an enthusiastic and highly organised individual who is committed to ensuring that the objectives of the MORE-KARE trial are achieved.

The successful applicant will be able educated to degree level. Applicants will ideally hold a degree in Psychology or have an equivalent qualification/experience.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99 percent of our research is of international quality and 47 percent is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    For further information please contact Professor Celia Morgan, e-mail [email protected] or telephone (01392) 724649.

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