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

Priory Group Division



£57,000 - £68,000 dependant on experience


Up to full time

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full 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.

We currently have a vacancy for a Principle Psychologist to work across our inpatient CAMHS Eating Disorder Service at Altrincham Priory Hospital.

The hospital is a principle provider to the NHS in the North of England, focusing on positive holistic outcome through full service provision.

The successful candidate will join a thriving therapy service that is committed to evidence based practice, supervision and providing professional development opportunities. The post holder will be an integral member of an established multi-disciplinary team to contribute to clinical meetings / care planning for service users. The candidate will also offer clinical guidance and expertise to the wider therapy service.

Applicants will be registered with the HCPC, will have doctorate in Clinical Psychology and will be expected to bring the psychology leadership, clinical and consultation skills necessary to offer an outstanding psychology service to their service users and multi-disciplinary teams.

The post holders responsibilities will include:

  • Working within the standards set out by CQC, QNIC and other regulators
  • Providing excellent standards of evidence based practice
  • Regularly reviewing and monitoring outcomes of assessments and the effects of treatment in line with goal based outcomes
  • Active participation in service developments including: the use of service user feedback / in-house training
  • Contributing to the development of care pathways and other treatment protocols
  • To  provide specialist supervision, training and consultation to colleagues through formulation groups / reflective practice

Working as part of Priory Hospital Altrincham comes with a comprehensive package of benefits in order to recognise you for your contribution to the service. Our benefits are flexible and tailored to the individual, but here are just some of what is on offer:

  • Access to CPD both internal and external
  • 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 annual leave with the service
  • Free parking
  • A pleasant working environment in a small, friendly hospital
  • Subsidised meals in a restaurant environment
  • Professional and clinical supervision


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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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