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Counselling Psychologist

Reference

PRI55860

Location

Priory Hospital Barnt Green

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£45000 pro rata

Hours

30

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

Priory Hospital Barnt Green is located in the stunning Lickey Hills Country Park, 10 miles south of Birmingham City Centre. We have thirty-three beds across three wards including ten NHS Psychiatric Intensive Care beds for women, thirteen NHS acute beds for men and women and ten private beds for men and women. In addition to providing inpatient services, the hospital has a large Outpatient department and regional conference facilities. 

Throughout 2020 Priory Hospital Barnt Green has undergone an extensive refurbishment to provide high quality facilities. The first phase of the project was completed in November 2020, with the full completion planned for March 2020. 
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a new team, in a brand new hospital located in a beautiful setting.

Job Advert Role Description

An exciting opportunity has risen for a qualified Counselling Psychologist.

You will be delivering 1-1 and group therapy to inpatients and outpatients. As part of an MDT you will be working alongside other therapists with a range of modalities, Consultant Psychiatrist, Ward Doctors and Nursing staff.

You will be part of a team delivering two group programmes to our inpatients and day care patients. You will also be providing one to one therapy to patients with a variety of presentations including depression, anxiety, addictions and trauma. The successful applicant will also support the acute adult ward with psychology provision through formulations and assessments. 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dedicated team of therapists providing a full and robust treatment programme which  includes CBT, DBT skills, Mindfulness and psychotherapy. Experience in formulations and assessing is essential with knowledge in psychometrics.

You will need to have full accreditation with relevant governing bodies such as HCPC, BPS or equivalent.

When you join Priory Group, you’ll be part of an innovative and growing organisation that is helping to redefine health, education and social care in the UK. Our nationwide team treats more than 70 conditions through a network of over 450 facilities including:
Mental Health and addiction services
Rehabilitation and recovery facilities
Medium and low secure facilities
Specialist schools and colleges
Residential and care homes

Development opportunities

Our business attracts great people and we’ve 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.

Find out more about the development opportunities available on the Priory Career Pathways website

Benefits

As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we recognise and reward you for your contribution. To support this, we've created a comprehensive benefits package for all team members. Our benefits are flexible and tailored to the individual, but here's just some of what’s on offer:
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (plus an extra day for your birthday)
Free parking at every site
Health and wellbeing support through our EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
Pension scheme with a Priory contribution
SMART Pensions - Opt for a slightly smaller salary and we pay an extra contribution into your pension. The result? We both save on National Insurance payments and you end up with an overall increase in your take-home pay
Cycle scheme - Get a tax-free bike with equipment and pay monthly from your salary, generating a cost saving of up to 42%
Computing scheme - Buy the latest technology at no more than the RRP using salary exchange whilst spreading the cost over 12 months
Your Priory, Your Benefits - Our shopping discount site where you'll find great offers for online and in-store shopping, negotiated specially for everyone who works with us
GymFlex - Spread the cost of an annual gym membership over 12 months and use your membership at health clubs, leisure centres, boot camps and yoga studios across the UK

 

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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.

Disclosure

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.

Closing Date

30/11/2021