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CBT Therapist (with DBT Skills and techniques)




Priory Hospital Altrincham, Rappax Road, Manchester, WA15 0NU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




37.5 hours

Job Advert Role Description

he Priory Hospital – Altrincham is a 56 bedded hospital and is part of the Priory Group, leading provider of specialist treatment in mental health. The hospital has an established reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of clinical services and is a principle provider to the NHS in the north of England, focussing on positive holistic outcomes through full service provision.

The hospital offers inpatient treatment for up to 56 service users as well as day care and outpatient services.  We provide treatment for the following services:


Adolescent eating disorders

Adult acute mental health

Addictions services


Our highly experienced multi-disciplinary team deliver personalised treatment programmes alongside the use of a wide range of therapies.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified CBT Therapist to join our team who presently provide therapy on a group and individual basis.  Candidates will have a recognised post graduate diploma in CBT theory and practice. BABCP membership and accreditation or working towards this is essential.


Candidates will:

Be interested in dynamic therapy with clients who are motivated to change.

Have experience of and actively use DBT skills & techniques

Provide high quality interventions in accordance with NICE guidance

Be an inspirational collaborator with excellent communication skills

Have previous experience in the area of acute mental health

Be skilled in the facilitation of a range of group interventions.

Be an accredited CBT therapist or working towards accreditation 


We can offer you:

•           An excellent opportunity to develop and broaden skills with clients individually and within group settings across inpatient and day care services.

•           CPD/Ongoing training

•           Professional and clinical supervision.

•           Involvement and implementation of clinical governance at local level

•           Support through appraisal and internal/external and statutory training to promote best practice

•           The opportunity to be part of an established, committed and energetic team.

•           A pleasant working environment in a small friendly hospital

•           Subsidised meals in a restaurant environment


For more information and/or an informal visit please contact Karen Hamill or Debbie Garner Therapy Services Manager on 0161 904 5619. 

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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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