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Richmond House, 38 Redenhall Road, Harleston, Norfolk, IP20 9HB

Priory Group Division



£29,125 (FTE £58,250) per annum



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert Role Description

Richmond House is an 8 bedded community High dependency, highly specialist rehabilitation hospital for women with a history of offending/challenging behaviour who have learning disability (LD) and other conditions including autistic spectrum disorders, personality disorders and mental illnesses.

We are looking for an experienced HCPC Registered Forensic Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist with Forensic experience.


Main Duties:

  • To undertake specialist clinical duties contributing to assessment and treatment of patients.
  • To provide Psychological Therapies for with personality disorder /mental disorder/intellectual disability and complex trauma, developing specialist psychological formulations and assessments of patients with complex presentations, formulating plans for treatment and implementing specialist psychological interventions for individuals and groups.
  • To provide specialist psychological assessments of patients based on appropriate analysis, interpretation, and integration of complex qualitative and quantitative data.
  • To administer and interpret assessments of cognitive and emotional functioning as required and to assist the multi-disciplinary team in diagnosis, problem formulation and the planning/development of an appropriate treatment plan.
  • To plan, implement, and evaluate individual and group treatments, informed by formulations of patients’ problems based on appropriate theoretical and therapeutic models and best practice guidelines.


  • You will be registered with the HCPC as a practitioner psychologist and preferably be BPS Chartered.
  • You will have experience of and/or an interest in rehabilitation and the recovery of patients in a forensic setting.



  • To have clinical supervision training.
  • To have training in two or more distinct psychological therapies.
  • To have skills in individual and group work and in program planning.
  • To have skills in the use of complex methods of psychological assessment to inform the psychological formulation and intervention.
  • To have well developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, complex, highly technical and/or clinically sensitive information.


Our benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment) plus a day off for your birthday
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Free parking
  • Long Service Annual Leave entitlements
  • Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Voluntary Benefits

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.

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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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