Work as a Family Therapist/Systemic Psychotherapist

Employer: Priory Group Salary: Salary negotiable - subject to qualification and experience
Location: Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG Closing Date: 03/07/2017 Job Ref: PRI12267

- Family Therapist/Systemic Psychotherapist job overview

The role:

An opportunity has arisen for a qualified Family Therapist to join our Young People’s Service. Applications from those wishing to work part time (i.e. a job share arrangement) will also be considered.

This post will appeal to a family/systemic psychotherapist who enjoys working creatively and collaboratively with young people and their families in an inpatient setting. This post covers two of our three units, the acute unit and low-secure service. Experience of working in an inpatient service and working with Parent and Carers group is desirable.  This position will appeal to an individual with a passion for working with high levels of complexity.

Key accountabilities:

Family Therapist for a group of patients and their families, in collaboration with other members of the care team
Liaise with other multidisciplinary team members, professionals within CAMHS/CMHT services of referred young people and their families (which may also include NHS professionals in primary, secondary and tertiary services and external agencies)
To identify service priorities in relation to Family Therapy Services
Implement and contribute to changes and development  within  own work area and YP Services
Manage handover of Family Therapy sessions at discharge
To contribute to training of staff
To practice within the Association for Family Therapy (AFT) and United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) codes of practice and ethical guidelines 

Benefits include:

Annual leave entitlement of 33 days* (includes 8 bank/public holidays), with additional leave for long service, a contributory pension. *Pro rata for part time hours

This vacancy maybe extended or withdrawn, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

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.

Salary negotiable - subject to qualification and experience
Closing Date:
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Generous Holiday Allowance

Applications for this position are now closed.