|Salary:||£26,444 to £29,605 per annum (Grade 4). Appointments to roles at Cardiff University are usually made at bottom of scale unless in exceptional circumstances|
|Placed On:||20th September 2023|
|Closes:||11th October 2023|
The Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health based at the Hadyn Ellis Building, Cathays campus, Cardiff University, is a £10 million research centre dedicated to understanding anxiety and depression in young people. We are looking to appoint a Psychology Assistant to work on the Centre workstream “Interventions in Adolescents at High Familial Risk” - in particular, to work on a randomised controlled trial that aims to prevent the onset of depression in teenagers with elevated depressive symptoms. This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful team recruiting and assessing participants for the Centre.
Applicants should have a University degree (2.1 or above) in Psychology or related subject, 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 an advantage.
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.
This is a full-time post (35 hours per week), available immediately and fixed term until 30th June 2025.
For an informal discussion regarding the role please contact Laura Cook (CookL5@cardiff.ac.uk)
The majority of roles at Cardiff University are currently operating under “blended working” arrangements, with staff having the flexibility to work partly from home and partly from the University campus depending on specific business requirements. Discussions around these arrangements can take place after the successful candidate has been appointed.
Cardiff University offers many excellent benefits, including 40 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), local pension scheme, a cycle to work scheme and other travel initiatives, annual increments within the pay scale, and more. It is an exciting and vibrant place to work, with many different challenges and is a proud Living Wage supporter.
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.
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