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Finding a job


Psychology roles are often found through online job boards and speculative applications. Depending on your area of interest, you may find more targeted resources to help you with your job search. 


Online jobs boards

Some key job boards that advertise psychology opportunities include: 



Specific area resources

Find out specific resources for each area of Psychology

  • Jobs in Psychology - contains an array of job opportunities for graduates.
  • NHS jobs - useful career information and advice for job roles and entry requirements, in addition to a jobs board for careers in the NHS in England.
  • Nacro - a national social justice charity operating in England and Wales.
  • Mind - mental health charity. Check their latest vacancies.
  • Police recruitment - routes into policing and more information on entry programmes requirements and eligibility.

  • Jobs in Psychology - advertises a range of job opportunities for graduates.
  • Nacro.org - National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders providing challenging opportunities to progress with your career.
  • Justice.gov - Current vacancies, volunteering opportunities and information about careers within the justice system.
  • Victim Support - Charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family and friends.
  • Civil Service website - Find jobs in the Civil Service and central government organisations.
  • HM Prison and Probation service - Find out more about roles, process, eligibility and training and apply.
  • NHS jobs - Information service for careers in the NHS in England.

  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • NHS jobs - useful career information on job roles and entry requirements, as well as a jobs board for careers in the NHS in England.
  • Health Jobs - a jobs board with a variety of roles across the health care sector.
  • Health Service Journal - jobs board that gives you access to the private, public and not for profit organisations and a wide range of healthcare jobs.
  • Pulse jobs - a leading UK recruitment agency with temporary and permanent healthcare jobs and the widest choice of shifts across the NHS and private healthcare sector.

For more information on the routes of how to get into Neuropsychology please check the BPS Division of Neuropsychology.

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Top tips for finding a job

  • Keep your online job search flexible - some employers might use different titles to describe the same role.

  • Keep up to date with industry news and trends by following professional organisations on social media and checking out their website.

  • Attend career events to brush up on employability skills and network with employers.

  • Diversify your job search by using different key terms - some jobs may have different names, but are essentially the same. You could also include terms in your search such as ‘graduate’, ‘entry-level’, or ‘junior’. 
  • You have lots of transferable skills from your degree, such as analytical and problem-solving skills, computing and statistics, time management, high attention to detail and team working. These will be useful in a range of different job roles!
  • Use LinkedIn to connect with companies you’re interested in working for and build a network of professional contacts. Companies will often post about relevant news going on in the sector and share their job listings. You can find out more about using LinkedIn in our guide.

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