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Priory Hospital Altrincham, Rappax Road, Hale, Manchester, WA15 0NU

Priory Group Division



£31,000 - £38,000 (FTE) dependent on qualifications, experience and accreditation


12-15 hours per week

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert Role Description

The Priory Hospital – Altrincham is part of the Priory Group, Europe’s leading provider of specialist treatment in mental health.  The hospital has an established reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of clinical services.  The hospital has residential facilities for 56 patients as well as day care and outpatient services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a qualified Addictions Therapist to work within the Addictions Therapy Team.  The main purpose of the role is to identify and deliver appropriate and relevant treatments and interventions within a specific field of therapy, in order to promote and develop the mental, emotional, physical and social well-being of clients; liaising with families, carers and external agencies.

The post holder is expected to have experience of working in addictions treatment or the drug and alcohol field and is expected to hold registration with a professional body. Experience of 12-step philosophy is also essential. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate genuine commitment and enthusiasm for working with this client group, and the role holder will have a commitment to ongoing professional development.

The successful applicant must enjoy working as part of a multidisciplinary team and to be flexible to the needs of a busy unit. 

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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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