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Priory Hospital Hayes Grove, Kent, Prestons Road, Hayes, Bromley, BR2 7AS

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time


£45,000 - £60,000 pro rata, dependent on experience


Hours up to 37.5

Job Advert - Division Information

Due to limits on sponsorship allocations, we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review.

Priory Hospital Hayes Grove is a private 46-bed acute psychiatric hospital for adults, located on the edge of London in Hayes, Kent. The hospital provides care and treatment for patients with a wide range of Mental Health issues both as inpatients and day patients. Hayes Grove specialises in providing care for patients with acute mental health conditions, addiction issues - both drug and alcohol, and also has a specialist Eating Disorders unit. The hospital is situated close to excellent transport links to central London, Croydon and Bromley areas and parking is available locally.

Job Advert Location Description

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Counselling Psychologist with a range of specialised skills to help facilitate therapy groups and one to one therapy for inpatients, day care patients, and outpatients presenting with complex mental health issues.

This is a permanent part-time to full time position for which the successful candidate will have at least three years post qualification experience of working with a range of adult mental health issues.

The role will involve the facilitation of psychological, psycho-educational, and relapse prevention therapy groups, individual sessions, and the completion of assessments and formulation of treatment plans for a wide range of patients.

The successful candidate will be available for case formulations within inpatient settings and will work closely with Consultant Psychiatrists.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working with a range of adult mental health issues, ideally with CBT, CBT-e, DBT, Schema therapy or EMDR. Candidates who are accredited in EMDR or Schema therapy are desirable.

The role holder will be required to complete 53% of their contracted hours as clinical hours.

In addition to their clinical responsibilities, the successful candidate may also be available to supervise a Trainee Psychologist and will be able to offer clinical supervision to two Psychologists at a similar or lower level within Priory.

The successful candidate will also be required to support the hospital with psychological debriefs after incidents, as required.

Full HCPC accreditation is required for this role.

Our service is based on a strong, friendly multidisciplinary team, with an emphasis on supporting our staff through regular supervision, staff support groups, and annual appraisals. Good communication skills and a flexible approach are essential.

Why Priory?

Our business attracts great people and we have created an environment where they can achieve great things. This starts with excellent learning and development resources. At Priory, your career progression is more than a sequence of formal training courses. It involves dynamic learning opportunities that support your performance at each stage of your career.

As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we recognise and reward you for your contribution. To support this, we have created a comprehensive benefits package for all team members. Our benefits are flexible and tailored to the individual, but here is just some of what is on offer:

•             Access to CPD (Continued Professional Development)

•             Clear salary progression plan

•             Clear career pathway

•             Access to employee assistance programme

•             Access to Priory Benefits Portal

•             Funded DBS

•             33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)

•             Birthday leave

•             Ability to accrue additional annual leave with service

•             Free parking


For an informal discussion about the role please contact  

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