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CAMHS Clinical Psychologist




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





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CAMHS Clinical Psychologist

Priory Hospital Woodbourne is set in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston, close to Birmingham City centre. Woodbourne is situated 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 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.

The role:

We are looking for a Clinical or Chartered Psychologist to join our tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, to work within our full multi-disciplinary team comprising of Consultant Psychiatrists, therapists, education tutor, and nursing staff in delivering the highest quality of care to male and female patients ranging from 12 – 18 years of age presenting with acute psychiatric illness. Also the role will include providing outpatient therapeutic treatment to adolescents.

The successful candidate will be HCPC registered, and possess the skills and abilities needed to work within a Child and Adolescent setting, preferably gained through a relevant career history.  Excellent communication and team-working skills are essential. Candidates will be able to undertake intellectual and psychological assessments and have a sound understanding of Cognitive Behavioural, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder therapeutic techniques. Some experience or understanding of working with eating disorders would also be beneficial.

Why Priory?

Our business attracts great people and we have created an environment where they can achieve great things. This starts with excellent learning and development resources. At Priory, your career progression is more than a sequence of formal training courses. It involves dynamic learning opportunities that support your performance at each stage of your career.

As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we recognise and reward you for your contribution. To support this, we have created a comprehensive benefits package for all team members. Our benefits are flexible and tailored to the individual, but here is just some of what is on offer:

•             Access to CPD (Continued Professional Development)

•             Clear salary progression plan

•             Clear career pathway

•             Access to employee assistance programme

•             Access to Priory Benefits Portal

•             Funded DBS

•             33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)

•             Birthday leave

•             Ability to accrue additional annual leave with service

•             Free parking

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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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