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Family Therapist




Woodbourne Priory Hospital, 21 Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B17 8BY

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


up to £45,000


37.5 hours per week

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Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

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.

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Set in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston, close to Birmingham City centre, Priory Hospital Woodbourne is set in beautiful grounds, conveniently located for access to the West Midlands motorway network and with good local public transport links. 
Our unique range of services gives our colleagues the opportunity to develop skills and experience of working with a broad range of mental health conditions across five mental health service lines, across the hospital’s seven wards. 

We provide a diverse range of inpatient services, including acute and psychiatric intensive care for adults (including our unique 18-25 year old service), child and adolescent mental health, specialist eating disorder (including day care) and private acute and addictions treatment programmes.  Our multi-disciplinary teams take great pride in delivering personalised treatment programmes to our patients and have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care. 

If you are looking for an employer that’s passionate about supporting your career progression, where you can work as part of a committed, diverse and experienced team, and you share our passion for delivering outstanding care to make a real and lasting difference to patients’ lives, then Priory Hospital Woodbourne is the place for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and creative Family and Systemic Psychotherapist to work within a Tier 4 CAMHS inpatient facility at the Woodbourne Clinic Priory Hospital. It is made up of 2 Inpatient Units: - Rowan (8 bedded) and Mulberry (14 bedded) for young people aged between 11 to 18. Each unit is staffed by a Multi- Disciplinary Team (MDT) consisting of: Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, Nurses, Health Care Assistances, Family and Systemic Psychotherapists, Art Psychotherapist, Psychotherapist, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists.

The post holder will provide a qualified (UKCP and AFT registered) systemic family therapy service to the children, adolescents and  their families receiving inpatient care. This will involve providing specialist systemic assessment and intervention for young people and their families. The post holder will also contribute to ward round, CPAs and MDT assessments,  formulations, and care planning. As well as indirect clinical service such as advice, supervision, consultation, training and staff support to colleagues within the inpatient setting. 


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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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