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Practitioner Psychologist- Adult Inpatient Rehab




Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


Dependent on experience -Up to £18,000 (up to £45,000 fte)



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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 Group is the UK’S leading independent provider of mental health care and education services.  We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment.

Set within landscaped gardens in Cheshire, Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal (close to Manchester) offers a range of complex mental health services, providing clinical excellence in our eating disorders, adolescent, rehabilitation, acute and PICU services. We use an eclectic model of care and intervention, drawing on a variety of evidence-based approaches. 

There is an exciting opportunity for a qualified Clinical, forensic or Counselling Psychologist (must be HCPC registered) to join a dynamic Psychology department, working on a male, 17 bedded adult Rehabilitation service. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of the psychological model on the rehabilitation ward. The role is extremely diverse and involves assessment, formualtion, individual therapy, group interventions, indirect working, consultation and training to the wider staffing team, and supporting psychological approaches to rehabilitation and recovery.  

Suitable candidates will have interest in, knowledge of and experience of working psychologically with adults with a range of complex mental health difficulties, including trauma and PTSD, psychosis and personality disorder. The post holder will need to be able to form positive relationships with colleagues and be interested in working in teams. Suitable candidates will also have the drive to develop innovative approaches to intervening psychologically with this client group and be interested in contributing to service development in conjunction with the lead clinician. 

There are excellent CPD and training opportunities for employees within this service, and funded and accredited training opportunities will be available and agreed as part of the role (subject the completion of a probationary period). Attendance at national conferences and research interests are also encouraged. The psychology department also has strong research links with local Universities, and provides placements for trainees from a number of different courses on both core and specialist placements.

For further information, please contact Birgit Kramer-Smith, Acting Head of Psychological Services, 0161-428-9511 (ext 5074) or    

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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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