Sector overview

Overview of the healthcare sector 


Typical job profiles

Clinical psychologist 

Counselling psychologist

Educational psychologist

Forensic psychologist

Health psychologist

Occupational psychologist 

Sport and exercise psychologist


Useful online resources

Professional careers in psychology from BPS

Accredited psychology postgraduate training courses from BPS

St Andrews University Careers Service wiki - main psychologist roles

Keen to get into clinical psychology - blog post from University of Edinburgh Careers Service

Clearing House for Postgraduate Courses in Clinical Psychology (where to apply for clinical psychology roles)

ClinPsy Information for aspiring clinical psychologists

PsychNet UK Mental health and psychology portal

Careers in psychological therapies Health careers

Careers in sport and exercise psychology from BPS

Sports psychology Prezi presentation

NHS Careers in Psychology

Forensic Psychology




Work Experience

Work experience abroad

  • SLV Global mental health placements - volunteer placements in Sri Lanka, Bali and Indonesia



Job sites and specialist recruiters

Psychminded UK job board

Wellbeing Glasgow 


Professional bodies

British Psychological Society