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Clinical Psychologist (Part-Time)




Priory Hospital Church Village, Church Road, Tonteg, Nr Pontypridd, CF38 1HE

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time




22.5 Per Week

Job Advert - Division Information

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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 Church Village is a 12 bed locked rehabilitation service, providing treatment for females aged 18-65 years with a learning disability and additional mental health diagnosis including personality disorders. Most of our patients are detained under the Mental Health Act.

Job Advert Role Description

An opportunity has come up for you to join our friendly multidisciplinary team of staff including Consultant Psychiatrist, Occupational Therapist, Mental Health and learning Disability Nurses.


The role involves

• Undertaking specialist structured, semi-structured and standardised psychological assessments

• Developing specialist psychological formulations based on assessments

• Formulating plans for patients’ psychological treatment

• Implementing specialist psychological interventions for individuals and groups

• Working autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the    Hospital’s policies and procedures.

• Providing support to staff in the form of reflective practice groups, and staff training.


We are looking for someone who:

• Is registered with the HCPC as a practitioner psychologist

• Has some experience of working with learning disabilities or behaviours that challenge, or a real desire to develop in this area.

• Has training in clinical and psychological psychometrics

• Is able to use Dialectical Behavioral techniques (DBT), of be willing to undertake further training in this approach.

Has had training in the use of Positive Behavioral Support (PBS), or be willing to undertake further training.

• Has skills in individual and group work and in programme planning.

• Has skills in the use of complex methods of psychological assessment to inform the psychological formulation and intervention.

• Has well developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, complex, highly technical and / or clinically sensitive information

• Has some experience of representing psychology within the context of multi-disciplinary care.


What we can offer:


•           The opportunity to work with a friendly, dedicated team

•           A competitive salary

•           Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

•           Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•           25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing with length if service.

•           Birthday off as leave

•           Online benefits and cashback rewards

•           Cycle to work scheme

•           SMART Pension options

•           Monthly staff wellbeing initiative



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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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