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Therapy Services Manager




Priory Hospital Bristol, Heath House Lane, Stapleton, BS16 1EQ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





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Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

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Priory is the leading provider of behavioural care in the UK. 
We organise ourselves into four divisions – healthcare, education and children’s services, adult care and older people’s care – which together support the needs of more than 30,000 people every year.

Our purpose is to make a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.
Priory is dedicated to helping people to improve their health and wellbeing. We understand that in order for people to achieve high quality clinical and educational outcomes they need individually tailored programmes, suiting their specific needs. The Priory Group has established an unrivalled reputation for delivering a real and lasting difference for its service users.  

Priory Hospital Bristol

Priory Hospital Bristol is part of the Healthcare Division of Priory Group and is a 85 Bed Hospital with 8 various Wards varying from Addictions, Eating Disorders, Acute Mental Health, Acquired Brain Injury, Huntington’s and Dementia.
The Hospital Supports both in and out patients in both a group and 1-1 sessions. 
We are looking to recruit a Therapy Services Manager to lead and co-ordinate a sizeable Therapy Services operation through the effective and progressive management of a multi-disciplinary team. Collectively providing inpatient and day care therapy services.

The Role
• Leads and co-ordinates the therapy services operation through the effective and progressive management of a multi-disciplinary team, who collectively provide inpatient and day care therapy services.
• Contributes to business growth by actively promoting Priory’s therapy services, in line with the local unit business plan.
• Assesses, plans, delivers and reviews therapy plans for individual and group sessions.
• Identifies, recommends and implements policies, processes and systems designed to improve and enhance the effectiveness, efficiency and professionalism of the therapy services function.
• Manages the development, implementation and review of therapy services ensuring the cost effective provision of facilities, the effective deployment of staff and the appropriate use of therapeutic interventions across all fields of the inpatient and day care programme.
• Regularly monitors, reviews and reports on the performance of the therapy services programme against key performance indicators, quality assurance targets and audit results ensuring therapy services continue to deliver to quality standards in terms of success rates, costs and income.

Experience Required:
The role holder will require a relevant professional qualification, a recognised post-graduate qualification together with full membership / accreditation of a relevant professional institution. A detailed understanding of statutory regulations is essential, as are financial and people management skills.
The role holder will have relevant practice experience, together with previous supervisory/managerial experience for a group of professional staff.     


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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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