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Division of Health Psychology

The British Psychological Society (BPS) is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK.

As a member network, the BPS Division of Health Psychology (DHP) promotes the science, education and application of the discipline.

If you have any queries about health psychology and what it could do for you or your organisation, please contact the Division of Health Psychology at [email protected]

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Recruitment resources for employing Trainee and Qualified Health Psychologists

Our DHP recruitment pack is available in editable Word version and PDF version and includes:

  • what trainee and health psychologists bring to the workforce 
  • training routes and levels of seniority
  • 14 editable examples of job descriptions and person specifications from trainee to senior levels, adapted from NHS, council, third sector and private sector settings.

We love to help support the development of new roles for practitioner psychologists in health settings, so please get in touch with [email protected] if you have any questions or need further advice or resources. 

Best practice in psychology recruitment

This document is about “Best practice in psychology recruitment’ and is for anyone who is involved in the recruitment of applied psychology posts primarily within health and social care including:

  • heads of service and lead psychologists
  • Human Resources staff
  • those involved in placing adverts in, for example, NHS Jobs and BPS Jobs

Read our full document on best practice in psychology recruitment.

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