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CBT Therapist




Priory Hospital Ticehurst, Ticehurst, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 7HU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert - Division Information



Job Advert Role Description

Centrally located with easy access to Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, Ashford and Maidstone, The Priory Hospital, Ticehurst House has 70 beds across 3 service lines: Adult Acute and young people’s wards (CAMHs).

We offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient specialist mental health services for young people and adults in a safe and supportive environment.

Benefits inlcude a competitive salary, a contributory pension scheme, supervision, career development and the generous range of Priory benefits many in line with the NHS. In addition to your annual leave you get a day off on your birthday and you will never have to search for a parking place

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced HCPC registered Psychologist to join our thriving service, qualified in psychological assessments e.g. ADOS for CAMHs and Adults. You will be working across Highlands Private Acute and Outpatient day care, you will be required to identify and deliver appropriate and relevant treatments and interventions to people with varying mental health needs within a hospital setting.

If you meet the following criteria we invite you to apply :

You are an experienced and BABCP accredited CBT Therapist, or a clinical or counselling psychologist with extensive CBT training and experience.

The applicant will have at least one years’ experience of delivering CBT to clients with a variety of mental health needs. They will have experience of facilitating CBT groups whilst also treating patients on a 1:1 basis. They should have experience in treating depression, anxiety and PTSD.

You have experience and willingness to work across a variety of age groups and varying presentations.

You have an excellent and demonstrable track record in working in a high pressured and demanding environment.

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 is highly valued by staff within the hospital and feedback from service users is overwhelmingly positive.

The service is part of the wider therapy department which also includes Clinical Psychology, Art Therapy, CAT and Systemic Family Therapy.

Division DBS info

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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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