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Sessional CAMHS Therapist (Clinical/Counselling Psychologist, CBT Therapist, DBT(A) Therapist)

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Priory Hospital North London, Grovelands House, Southgate, N14 6RA

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£50 per hour



Job Advert - Division Information


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.



Job Advert Location Description

Priory North London  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young Adults. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for a qualified (counselling psychologist, clinical psychologist, CBT/DBT therapist), caring professional to see CAMHS outpatients on a sessional basis. Presentations include anxiety, depression, OCD, self-harm, autism, ADHD and behavioural issues. We are seeing an increase in referrals for younger children (age 5-12) who may not meet the criteria for their local team but would hugely benefit from early intervention support. There is an outstanding wider team available including family therapist and consultant psychiatrists to support MDT working.


Applicants will be required to:

1. At least two years experience working with children aged 5-12 years in a mental health capacity essential.

2. Provide independent clinical interventions for children aged 5-18 years using evidence based models.

3. Feedback to families, schools and MDT members as appropriate.

4. Have up to date knowledge of child and adolescent models including attachment theory and developmentally appropriate interventions.

5. Knowledge of assessments including the WISC, WPPSI and ADOS are desirable.

6. Independently manage diary and caseload with administrative support for referrals and triage.

7. Adhere to all Priory North London policies and procedures, including compliance with Health and Safety and Security regulations.

8. Keep up-to-date with any changes to policies, procedures or regulations that affect the service.

9. Fulfil any duties requested by your manager.

10. Take responsibility for the safe working environment for yourself, colleagues and the people who use our service.

11. Present the service in a positive light and be proactive in making suggestions for how to improve the service.

12. Take responsibility for your own personal development and attendance at training both mandatory and service specific.


If you are an enthusiastic, authentic, motivated and highly present person then this could be the exciting and challenging role for you. An interest in and enjoyment of working with children and adolescents is essential.


For further information about the post contact Georgia Henderson on 020-8882 8191 ext 7168 or, applications should be made on line by visiting, they will be listed under Priory North London Southgate.

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About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.

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