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HCPC Registered Psychologist




Kent House - Kent House hospital and school,Crockenhill Road,St Mary Cray,Orpington, Kent BR5 4EP

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time





Job Advert - Division Information

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.

Job Advert Location Description

Kent House is a Low Secure Mental Health Hospital for young women 12 to 18 years of age who are detained under the Mental Health Act. It also has an attached school dedicated to support the young people with all aspects of education.

The service, on the outskirts of Orpington, has close links and transport to the local community and amenities.

We provide compassionate care for the young women admitted in a supportive environment adhering to the principles of Positive Behaviour Support, underpinned by thorough risk assessment and management. We are members of the Royal College of Psychiatry Quality Network for CAMHS

Job Advert Role Description


We are looking for a Psychologist to join our MDT. It is desirable that have skills and experience in at least one of the following areas: CBT, DBT, schema based therapy and systemic practice. You will also have experience of working with young people with complex needs. Familiarity with ASD, PTSD and emotional dis-regulation would be advantageous. The successful candidate will have an expected caseload of up to 12.

We will offer a competitive salary, comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training. Supervision will be offered by the consultant clinical psychologist (therapies lead).


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.


An excellent careers pathway – there are plenty of career opportunities at Priory for you to explore and work in whatever your interests are.

•           Job security – there will always be work in the Healthcare Sector!

•           Free meals on duty – imagine having a tasty lunch cooked for you every day?! (subject to site)

•           Free parking – because who should pay to park at work?

•           25 day’s annual leave plus bank holidays pro-rata – plenty of time for holidays!

•           An extra day’s annual leave for your birthday!  - Because we believe no one should have to work on their birthday.

•           Access to our Priory Perks app – save your self-money at lots of high street retailers, restaurants and other services.

•           Comprehensive induction - we want you to be the best you can be in your new role and we invest the time to make sure you understand what that role is and how you can be successful in it.

•           Free training course such as Fire Marshall, Basic Life Support – a great courses to add to your career portfolio!

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