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Priory Hospital Bristol, Heath House Lane, Stapleton, BS16 1EQ

Priory Group Division



£13.80 to £15.85 per hour



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Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

Priory Hospital Bristol is part of the Healthcare Division of Priory Group and has 77 beds over 7 wards varying from Eating Disorders, Acute Mental Health, Acquired Brain Injury, Male PICU, Huntingdon’s and Dementia.

We are recruiting an Addiction Therapist to join our Addiction Treatment Team at Priory Hospital Bristol. You will need to have some experience of working in the Drug & Alcohol field and an understanding of behavioural addictions. You will need to demonstrate you meet the Drugs & Alcohol National Occupational Standards (DANOS) by being an FDAP member or equivalent, you will also be registered with, and working towards accreditation with BACP, UKCP, or BABCP and have specialist training and/or CPD in addiction. The successful candidate will be working as part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) providing in-patient detox and rehabilitation treatment in a Psychiatric Hospital setting.

The Addiction Therapy Team provide One to One Therapy, Group Therapy, and Psycho-Education as part of a robust programme for in-patients, day patients and out-patients. Understanding of addiction treatment models and evidence-based therapies such as MI, CBT, and DBT would also be useful.

You will be involved in delivering the Addiction Treatment group Programme and managing a case load of individual cases. Reporting to the ATP Therapy Lead, the successful candidate will be responsible for a caseload of 1:1 patients while also delivering groups as part of the ATP programme, including process groups and aftercare. You will be responsible for your clinical record keeping and be expected to maintain the highest standards of clinical and information governance

You will be working 2 Saturday per month, and be prepared to work flexibly with early and evening appointments and groups.


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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory 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 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 will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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