Develop your psychological professions career at Devon Partnership NHS Trust

We invite you to develop your psychological professions career with us

We have more than 500 psychological professionals working with us, the second largest professional group in the organisation. With varied roles across nearly all of our services and specialities, you'll be joining an organisation where your profession is highly respected and valued.

We offer dedicated support for you to grow and develop your career with guidance from our Practice Education and Training Team.

If you are looking to pursue training, we offer a variety of options in collaboration with local colleges and universities in the South West including apprenticeships, post-graduate certificates, professional doctorates, recruit to train and return to practice placements.

We have opportunities for psychological professionals to work as part of multi-disciplinary teams or as part of specialist psychological services. As well as a large and high-performing NHS Talking Therapies service (TALKWORKS), we have dedicated roles within teams for children and young people (Children and Family Health Devon), adult and older adult mental health, learning disability, forensic, perinatal, personality disorders, neurodiversity, gender identity, eating disorders, drugs and alcohol support, and health and neuropsychology.


Clinical settings include inpatient, community, crisis and outreach services and recovery and rehabilitation teams. We offer roles at all levels from assistant psychologist, newly qualified and practitioner roles, to higher clinical and management roles. In addition, psychological professionals contribute to non-clinical teams such as training, education, research and other vital areas that shape the experience of working with us.

We are the perfect place for you to begin or continue your career as a psychological professional in one of the most beautiful parts of the country.

Wherever you are in your psychological career, we have an opportunity for you.

Find your role

Frequently Asked Questions

What jobs come under psychological professions?

Although this list is by no means exhaustive, these are examples of jobs that come under Psychological Professions and may be available within DPT.

  • Assistant psychologists
  • Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP)
  • Children’s Wellbeing Practitioner (CWP)
  • Education Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP)
  • Clinical Associate Psychologist (CAP)
  • Mental health Well-being Practitioner,
  • Counsellor
  • Psychotherapist – Child and Adolescent, Adult, Family and Systemic
  • Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist (CAPT
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT Therapist) –
  • Psychologist- Health, Counselling, Forensic, Clinical
  • Arts Therapists
What qualifications do I need?

Many of the psychological professions need a psychology degree with some needing postgraduate training. More training routes are opening up including apprenticeships and entry level positions for people with lived experience of mental health.

Clinical Psychologist Jobs

Explore an array of enriching opportunities and clinical psychologist jobs available at Devon Partnership NHS Trust (DPT).

Become an integrated member of our multi-disciplinary team or specialist professionally led psychological services.

From our esteemed NHS Talking Therapies (IAPT) service TALKWORKS to dedicated roles encompassing adult and older adult mental health, learning disability, children and young people, forensic, perinatal, early intervention, personality disorders, neurodiversity, gender identity, eating disorders, and health and neuro-psychology specialisms; there's a wealth of clinical psychologist jobs awaiting your expertise.

Experience clinical practice across various settings, spanning community and clinic bases to inpatient, urgent and crisis services, as well as recovery and rehabilitation teams. DPT offers a range of clinical roles, catering for all levels, starting from assistants, newly qualified practitioners, to professional leads, consultants, and clinical directors, ensuring a diverse array of clinical psychologist jobs to match your skills.

In addition to clinical positions, psychological professionals actively contribute to training, practice education, management, research, and pivotal roles that define our working environment and shape the experience of working in a clinical psychologist job.

DPT offers dedicated support for your career development through our Practice Education Team. We prioritise your growth, commit to Continuing Professional Development (CPD), involvement in research projects, and avenues for leadership development, within the clinical psychologist jobs available.

Nestled in one of the country's most scenic regions, DPT offers an ideal backdrop for your career as a clinical psychologist, fostering a perfect work-life balance. Join us and thrive in an environment where your expertise as a psychological professional is valued and celebrated.

Supporting you at every step in your career

Whatever your speciality, setting or level of experience you'll be part of an organisational-wide professional structure. You'll receive excellent professional supervision and support, overseen by a Psychological Professions Advisory Group and a Head of Profession.  We are proud to have many of our professionals in regional and national roles and we'll support your leadership and development wherever you may be on your career pathway.

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Areas of interest

Exeter, Plymouth, Torquay and Barnstaple are filled with activities, so whether you choose to live there or visit for the day – you’ll find a home from home here.

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Devon has many wonderful beaches, whether that's the rugged coast of North Devon, famous for surfing, or its more gentle south coast and east like Exmouth, where paddle boarding and kite surfing, amongst other activities are extremely popular.

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Famous for

Jack Russells. That’s right our four legged friend was born and bred in Devon and you're sure to see many Devonians with them walking the moors or by the sea.