Health care and psychology

This sector covers a wide range of occupations, such as nurses, doctors, dentists, therapy specialists and complementary medicine practitioners.  

For many the of the roles in this sector, the main employer would be the NHS although there are  opportunities in private practice and charities. 

Sector information
Professional bodies

General Resources

Acupuncture

Arts Therapy

Dance Movement Psychotherapy

Dramatherapy

Herbalism

Homeopathy

Horticultural Therapy

Music Therapy

Reflexology

Recommended vacancy sites

General

  • All About Careers - comprehensive careers advice employer and job profiles,
  • Career Player - an interactive video library helping you explore careers
  • Health Service Journal (HSJ) - a health service management and policy journal
  • icould.com - careers advice, choices and ideas
  • My Job Search - read careers guides, check your salary and search for job vacancies
  • NHS Jobs - online recruitment service for the NHS

Psychology

Acupuncture

  • The Journal of Chinese Medicine (JCM) - journal on all aspects of Chinese medicine including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, dietary medicine and Chinese medical history and philosophy

Arts Therapy

Dance Movement Psychotherapy

  • Animated (FCD) - the community dance magazine published by the Foundation for Community Dance
  • E-Motion (ADMPUK) - official (quarterly) publication from the Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy
  • JABADAO - movement play specialists with a background in dance

Dramatherapy

  • Dramatherapist (NHS) - information about becoming a Dramatherapist with the NHS
  • Scenario - provides creative and therapeutic support (in particular Dramatherapy)

Music Therapy

Nutritional Therapy 

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