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Sessional Therapist/Psychologist CAMHS

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

Priory Group Division


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Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.


Job Advert Location Description

The Priory Hospital Hayes Grove is an independent 46-bed psychiatric hospital for Working Age Adults (mixed), located in SE London in the quiet village of Hayes, Kent.  We provide care and treatment for patients with a wide range of Mental Health issues both as Inpatients, Day care and Outpatients.

At Hayes Grove, our private ‘Lower Court’ specialises in treating general psychiatric conditions, and supports patients on our 28-day Inpatient Addiction Treatment Programme (drug, alcohol and other addictions).  We also have a specialist, 20-bed NHS England-funded Eating Disorder Unit. as well as the 9-bedded Keston Unit, a specialist NHS-funded Asperger’s ward.

The Hospital is situated in a leafy setting, with excellent public transport links to central London, Croydon and the surrounding Borough of Bromley areas. Free car parking is available in the immediate vicinity of the hospital.

We welcome informal enquiries by phone or in person if you would like to come and visit before applying for a role.       

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Therapist/Counselling Psychologist to see CAMHS outpatients aged 7-18 years in our Daycare Centre. We are seeing an increase in referrals for children. Presentations include anxiety, depression, OCD, self-harm, autism, ADHD behavioural issues.

As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will be required to identify and deliver appropriate and relevant treatments and interventions to these young outpatients with varying mental health needs, in order to promote and develop the mental, emotional, physical and social well-being of the patients; liaising with families and carers.


If you meet the following criteria we invite you to apply:

1.Relevant qualification in counselling or clinical psychology

2. At least two years experience of working with children aged 7-18 years in a mental health capacity.

3. Provide independent clinical interventions for children aged 7-18 years using evidence based models.

4. Feedback to families and carers and the team as appropriate

5. Have up to date knowledge of child and adolescent models and developmental appropriate behaviours.

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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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