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Priory Wellbeing Centre, 62 The Avenue, Southampton SO17 1XS

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time


£38,000-£48,000 pro rata



Job Advert Role Description

The Priory Wellbeing Centre Southampton is looking for a CBT Therapist for our site in Southampton.


We are conveniently located close to Southampton’s city centre, and we offer on-site parking and easy access from major transport routes. This, coupled with our beautiful Georgian manor house setting, allows us to provide highly accessible mental health support in a comfortable and welcoming environment, making us the ideal way for busy people to receive the specialist treatment that they need. As an out-patient clinic, we offer 1:1 therapy, group therapy and Psychiatry appointments within a calm and relaxing environment


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified CBT Therapist to join our team who presently provide therapy on a group and individual basis.  Candidates will have a recognised post graduate diploma in CBT theory and practice. BABCP membership and accreditation or working towards this is required.

Our highly experienced multi-disciplinary team deliver personalised treatment programmes alongside the use of a wide range of therapies.

What you need to apply:


  • Interested in dynamic short-term therapy with insightful clients who are motivated to change
  • Providing high quality interventions in accordance with NICE guidance
  • An inspirational collaborator with excellent communication skills
  • Have previous experience in the area of acute mental health
  • Skilled in the facilitation of a range of group interventions.

We can offer you:


  • An excellent opportunity to develop and broaden skills with clients individually and within group settings across inpatient and day care services.
  • CPD/Ongoing training
  • Professional and clinical supervision.
  • Involvement and implementation of clinical governance at local level
  • Support through appraisal and internal/external and statutory training to promote best practice
  • The opportunity to be part of an established, committed and energetic team.
  • A pleasant working environment in a small friendly hospital
  • Subsidised meals in a restaurant environment
  • Access to all Priory Benefits
  • Option to progress within the Priory Network

 Candidates should be accredited with a recognised professional body and experienced in both intervening individually and delivering group work. Additional experience with Mindfulness and other Third Wave approaches are welcome but a fluency with Cognitive Models and their applicability to Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Phobias and other conditions is vital.

In addition to your specialist therapeutic competence, excellent verbal and written communication, professional interpersonal skills, efficient and accountable record management and proficiency with IT are essential attributes.

You must have the required registration with the relevant Professional body BABCP and adhere to the associated Code of Conduct.


Apply now for more information.


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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application.  Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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