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Psychology Assistant




Priory Hospital Church Village, Church Road, Tonteg, Nr Pontypridd, CF38 1HE

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time





Job Advert - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health illness to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Location Description

The Priory Hospital Church Village is a 12 bed locked rehabilitation service, providing treatment for females aged 18-65 years with a learning disability and additional mental health diagnosis including personality disorders. Most of our patients are detained under the Mental Health Act.

Job Advert Role Description

An opportunity has come up for you to join our friendly multidisciplinary team of staff including Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist,Occupational Therapist, Mental Health and learning Disability Nurses.


The role involves

- Assisting with the planning, delivery and review of one-to-one and group therapy sessions ensuring activities and interventions continue to meet the needs of the client as detailed in the individual’s therapy plan and as directed by senior staff.

 -Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records in the form of case notes, case files, clinical reports and other associated documentation  --   -Presenting and sharing relevant information with colleagues, in accordance with company policies and procedures.

-Collaborating, with professional and clinical colleagues facilitating related therapy sessions and assisting with research, analysis and audit activities as directed

- With supervision, completing and updating PBS plans, needs formulations and agreed outcome measures.


We are looking for someone who:

 -Has a psychology degreee

 -Is currently working towards professiona registration/accreditation

  -Is interested in gaining experience in a learning disability service and personality disorder service.

  -Has well developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively,     verbally and in writing, complex, highly technical and / or clinically sensitive information



What we can offer:


•           The opportunity to work with a friendly, dedicated team

•           A competitive salary

•           Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

•           Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•           25 days annual leave (pro rated)plus bank holidays, increasing with length if service.

•           Birthday off as leave

•           Online benefits and cashback rewards

•           Cycle to work scheme

•           SMART Pension options

•           Monthly staff wellbeing initiative



Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.

No agencies please

If you forward any CV’s to the Priory Group and you are not on the Priory Group PSL and have not been asked to work on the above role we will accept the CV as a gift.

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