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Senior ATP Therapist




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




37.5 hours per week

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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

Priory Healthcare is the UK’s leading provider of private mental health care. We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment. The Priory Hospital North London is renowned for its clinical excellence in the field of Acute Mental Health, Addiction and Adolescent  Services


Priory Hospital 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. Further information can be obtained from 

Job Advert Role Description

We are recruiting for a Senior Addiction Therapist at Priory Hospital  North London. You will need to have at least 3 years experience working in the Drug & Alcohol field and an understanding of behavourial addictions. You will need to have a minimum of Post Grad Diploma or ideallly have, or be working towards, an MA/Msc and demonstrate you meet  the Drugs & Alcohol National Occupational Standards (DANOS) by being an FCAP member or equivalent. We also welcome applicants who are registered or working towards accreditation with BACP, UKCP, or BABCP and have specialist training and/or CPD in addiction. The successful candidate will be working as part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) providing in-patient detox and rehabilitation treatment  in a Psychiatric Hospital setting. The Addiction Therapy Team provide One to One Therapy, Group Therapy, Psycho-Education and 12 Step Interventions as part of a robust programme for in-patients, day patients and out-patients. Understanding of addiction treatment models and evidence based therapies such as MI, CBT, DBT would also be useful.

As Senior Therapist you will be involved in delivering the Addiction Treatment Programme, managing a case load of in-patients and supporting the Addiction Treatment Programme Manager by deputising when required. The Priory North London is a training hospital and alongside the support you will provide for the Addiction Therapists you will also from time to time need to provide supervision and direction to a team of Trainee Therapists. Some supervision or line management experience, ideally in a clinical setting, would be preferred.

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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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