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Assistant Psychologist




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Circa £18,222 per annum


37.5 hrs p/wk

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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

The Priory Hospital Hayes Grove is a private 46-bed acute psychiatric hospital for adults, located on the edge of London in Hayes, Kent. The hospital provides care and treatment for patients with a wide range of mental health issues both as inpatients and day patients. The Priory Hayes Grove specialises in providing care for patients with acute mental health conditions, addiction issues (both drug and alcohol) and also has specialist eating disorders and Asperger units. The hospital is situated close to excellent transport links to central London, Croydon and Bromley areas and parking is available locally.

We are seeking to recruit an Assistant Psychologist on a full time basis, who will work closely with the Eating Disorders Psychologist and other therapy staff to provide high quality psychological interventions in the eating disorders unit.

The Assistant Psychologist will be responsible for:

 - attending multidisciplinary team meetings

 - evaluating inpatient groups and patient feedback

 - analysing outcome measures for inpatient treatment 

 - assessing suitability for and co-facilitating inpatient groups

 - administratively supporting the eating disorders psychological     therapies team

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and self motivated, with excellent communication skills. Experience of working within a care environment is essential, along with at least a 2:1 degree in psychology. Experience of working in an acute setting and of evaluating clinical interventions is also desirable.

This role is a great opportunity for individuals wishing to progress within a psychology related career. The Priory Hayes Grove offers a range of benefits including 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and birthday leave, online benefits, cashback rewards and subsidised meals.


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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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