Graduate Workplace Psychologist

North West England

Overbury plc
Vacancy title
Graduate Workplace Psychologist
Contract type
Full time fixed term contract
North West England

Workplace Psychology Graduate, Overbury

Location: Manchester

Duration: 1-year Fixed Term Contract

Qualifications Required by Summer 2024:

  • BSc Psychology with a focus on organisation or workplace psychology

Overbury are unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK. The Company will therefore need to conduct right to work checks on any successful application be satisfied of their right to work in the UK before they commence employment with us.


We are looking for a Workplace Psychology Graduate who is wanting to move into psychology graduate position. The role will report to the Workplace Consultant to utilise expertise in psychology to provide strategic guidance and practical solutions internally and to organisations seeking to optimise their workplace environments. This role involves collaborating with clients to assess organisational needs, diagnose challenges, and implement evidence-based interventions that enhance employee well-being, engagement, and performance. Ultimately helping us to creating amazing workplaces.

The role will include but not limited to

  • Develop and create an inhouse workplace psychology toolkit and facilitate workshops to support change management
  • Support out internal workplace consultancy offering
  • Develop and create psychological assessments, surveys, and questionnaires to understand our client’s employee attitudes, motivations, neurodiversity, and behaviours.
  • Provide consultation and intervention to improve workplace dynamics and team cohesion
  • Stay up to date on relevant research and best practices to form recommendations and interventions
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders, building rapport and trust
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with empathy and resilience
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

This role will be part of our Foundation Programme (early careers programme).

Our Foundation Programme

The Foundation Programme provides a rounded perspective of our business via additional training and mentoring. It is important to get to know us, our people and how we work.

The programme is driven by a structured training curriculum designed to develop business, technical and behavioural skills. The training sessions give a deeper understanding of how we operate as a business. Additionally, you gain responsibility as part of the team and build your network whilst receiving the necessary developmental support.

Upon completion of the Foundation Programme, you will go on to develop and grow your career with us – the development and progression opportunities do not start or end with the programme.

What can I expect?

You will have a dedicated mentor who will share their knowledge and experiences whilst having reviews with the Early Careers Manager and your mentor every 6 months for the duration of the contract.

You will get to learn from some of the most talented, experienced, and well-established people in the industry who have in depth knowledge and commitment to delivering exceptional work for our clients.

You will be expected to create your own success and make your own decisions. In return you will be well rewarded and continuously supported. We take your development seriously… how?

  • By giving you access to the best and most challenging jobs in the market
  • By exposing you to the most talented minds to learn from
  • By providing you formal developmental training through our Foundation Programme
  • By providing you with a natural support network in the form of your Foundation cohort, who will all be starting at a similar time.

Our ideal candidate will be committed to a career within the fit out and refurbishment sector and should display the following attributes: curiosity, teamwork, ambition, drive and responsibility.

Overbury operates an Equal Opportunities Policy and are committed to building an organisation which actively promotes a culture that is free from discrimination. We welcome applications from anyone who meets the initial requirements. Should you require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please let us know.

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