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Addictions Therapist - Bank




Priory Hospital Altrincham, Rappax Road, Hale, Manchester, WA15 0NU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type



£12 - £14 per hour dependent on experience and qualifications (plus holiday pay)


Ad hoc hours to cover annual leave and other absences

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 – Altrincham is part of the Priory Group, Europe’s leading provider of specialist treatment in mental health.  The hospital has an established reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of clinical services.  The hospital has residential facilities for 56 inpatients as well as day care and outpatient services.

Job Advert Role Description

The hospital is currently looking to recruit qualified Addiction Therapists to work on a bank basis supporting the Addictions Therapy Team.  The main purpose of the role is to identify and deliver appropriate and relevant treatments and interventions within a specific field of therapy, in order to promote and develop the mental, emotional, physical and social well-being of clients; liaising with families, carers and external agencies.

The post holder is expected to have experience of working in addictions treatment or the drug and alcohol field and it is essential that the post holder has FDAP accreditation or can evidence that they are working towards this. Candidates who are currently studying for a level 4 Counselling Diploma and are due to qualify imminently will be considered for this role. Experience of 12-step philosophy is also essential. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate genuine commitment and enthusiasm for working with this client group and will enjoy working as part of a multidisciplinary team.

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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