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Opportunities at the School of Psychology

In the School of Psychology at Roehampton we advance knowledge in mental health and wellbeing. We broaden our students’ opportunities towards successful careers, delivering research and knowledge exchange innovations, within an inclusive community that supports equity and fairness for all. Through research informed learning, our students benefit from a vibrant research culture and a strong professional training provision.

Our state-of-the-art facilities, labs and studios, support practice informed teaching from experts and participatory, experiential learning that prepares students to utilise a breadth of opportunities for work experience and community engagement. Staff and students have access to a world class library and state of the art facilities that include an fMRI scanner, a fully equipped psychology lab, a psychological therapy suite and art, dance, music and play therapy studios.

Based in Whitelands College, the School of Psychology is committed to delivering outstanding student outcomes and making a positive impact on society through its world-leading research and its community-based knowledge exchange. Supporting local, national, and global communities, our work enhances and saves lives, supports the regeneration of the world around us and shapes government policy that touches on every aspect of society.

The School has successful partnerships with NHS, third sector and private organisations, notably with London NHS Trusts, IAPT services across the country, Mind Brent Westminster and Wandsworth, Holybourne Hospital and others. Through partnerships we deliver impactful outcomes to the community and vulnerable populations. We substantially enhance staff opportunities to engage in funded projects and students' employment experience. Our students are supported by an extensive placement network of more than 400 placement providers spanning a range of mental health services across public, private, education and voluntary sectors.

We are a university committed to preparing students for jobs in key sectors. Employers work closely with us to co-create curriculum and we work in partnership with students every step of the way. We are proud that our graduates are distinctive and highly employable. They are agents of social change who go on to make a real difference in the world.

We are seeking creative, student focused colleagues who put student learning, training, and success at the centre of their work, and who utilise evidence-based, practice-related, contemporary approaches to learning and teaching, are encouraged to apply; whether their background is academic or professional/clinical based.

Further details on each role can be found on the links below.

Why join Roehampton?

Ranked the number one modern university in London (Times Good University 2022) and in the top 10 in the UK for postgraduate satisfaction (NSS survey 2023). We were ranked jointly as the number one modern university in the UK for Research (REF 2021). We are based on a beautiful 54 acre parkland campus in South-West London. This short video will give you a taste of life at our wonderful campus and its excellent facilities.

Benefits of working at Roehampton

The university has a range of benefits, including but not limited to generous annual leave and family friendly policies, plus discounts on various amenities. You can learn more about the benefits of working at Roehampton here.

To learn about The University Enabling Strategies, click here.

To read more about the School of Psychology, click here.

The University of Roehampton is a Disability confident employer, Athena Swan Bronze accredited and committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

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