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

Priory Group Division



£45,000 to £60,000



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

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.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Counselling Psychologist with a range of specialist 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 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. This role is hospital based.

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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