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Systemic Therapist




Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time





Job Advert Role Description

Priory Group is the UK’S leading independent provider of mental health care and education services.  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 Cheadle Royal is a specialist provider of complex mental health services, providing clinical excellence in our eating disorders, adolescent, rehabilitation and PICU services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, full-time Systemic Practitioner  to work in our ten bed CAMHS Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit. The ideal candidate will have experience working with young people and families experiencing a high degree of distress and will be committed to working collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team. A degree of flexibility in terms of working hours to accommodate families is desirable. The role involves undertaking assessments and making recommendations for systemic work for young people as they move into other services, offering family work to individual families under the supervision of the Lead Family Therapist and supporting the team to think systemically in formal and informal contexts.

Working as part of a small, friendly team there are opportunities for continuing professional development following successful probation period. These include working with colleagues in a weekly family therapy clinic with a range of clients from across the CAMHS and Adult Eating Disorder services within Cheadle Priory. We also meet regularly as part of a small network of systemic thinkers working in tier four services to share best practice and to facilitate continuing professional development.

Intermediate qualification or CYP/IAPT training in systemic family practice (SFP) qualification is required ideally with a core qualification such as Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, etc. Systemic supervision is provided on site.



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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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