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Therapist - CBT




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£32,000 to £36,000 per annum depending on experience.



Job Advert Role Description

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

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, Daycare 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.       

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced CBT Therapist to join our busy therapy service.


This is a permanent full-time position, which will require the identification and delivery of relevant treatments and interventions to people with varying mental health needs within a hospital setting. At least one year’s experience of delivering CBT to clients with a variety of mental health needs is essential.


The successful candidate will have previous experience of facilitating CBT groups whilst also treating patients on an individual basis. Previous experience of EMDR or DBT is desirable. The role will involve the facilitation of psychological, psycho-educational, and relapse prevention groups, as well as assessments and formulation of treatment plans for a wide range of patients.


The post holder will have willingness to work across a variety of age groups and varying presentations, with an excellent track record in working in a high pressured and demanding environment.


The successful candidate will either have, or be working towards, BABCP accreditation.

There is expert supervision available in the department provided by BABCP accredited supervisors and you will have access to training outside of the hospital. The therapy department also includes Clinical Psychology, Art Therapy, CAT and Systemic Family Therapy, and is highly valued by staff within the hospital and feedback from service users is overwhelmingly positive.

The Priory Hayes Grove offers a range of benefits including 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, your Birthday as an extra days annual leave, online benefits and cashback rewards and subsidised meals.  We are able to offer flexible working hours for this role.      

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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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