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Graduate Intern (paid)

Temporary, part-time position offered on a freelance/consultancy basis

Requirement: 60 hours work between November and March in the first instance. Hours/days of work can be flexible, although there will be an expectation of availability during school hours.

Pay: £10 per hour

Job Description and Person Specification

Responsible to:      Dr Teresa Regan, Managing Director

Day-to-day operational manager: Dr Paula Muir, Senior Educational Psychologist

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic graduate to support our work on the development of a Relationships education programme called “How to Relate”. The focus of the programme is perpetrator prevention through education, working with children and young people in Primary and Secondary schools. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a proven interest in this area of work, alongside relevant research skills.

Main duties will involve:

  • Designing, administering and analysing data from questionnaires
  • Gathering and collating information from participating Primary and Secondary schools
  • Undertaking literature reviews to identify key themes and research specific to social and developmental psychology
  • Liaising with key project contacts, arranging and supporting meetings
  • Presenting information as a short written summary in good English, appropriate for the target audience
  • Facilitating network meetings with school staff and parents
  • Supporting co-authoring processes with children and young people
  • Producing content for website, Facebook and twitter relevant to the project

Essential personal qualities and experience required

  • a degree in a relevant discipline and graduated within the last five years;
  • excellent listening and communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with a range of stakeholders;
  • organised;
  • able to work independently;
  • able to meet deadlines;
  • good written English and the ability to write for a range of audiences;
  • the ability to work flexibly and creatively;
  • experience and skills in undertaking research, including the ability to undertake literature reviews
  • strong Microsoft office, IT and database skills;
  • Competent with social media;

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to consent to an enhanced DBS disclosure check

Application process

Application is by CV and letter of application submitted by email (

Your covering letter should be an attachment as a WORD document and must be limited to 1000 words. Please ensure that your application identifies clearly how you meet the essential requirements of the person specification and job description. Please be aware that there is strong competition for these posts. The most common reason for candidates failing to secure an interview is lack of specific information in their initial application.


Closing date: Monday 12th November 12.00 noon

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