Clinical Psychologist - Eating Disorders

Job Title: Clinical Psychologist - Eating Disorders
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chelmsford
Salary: £42,000 - £45,000 (Full time equivalent)
Job Published: August 06, 2020 16:02

Job Description

Reference: PRI35335

Location: Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield, Essex, CM1 7SJ

Priory Group Division: Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Permanent - Part Time

Salary: £42,000 - £45,000 (Full time equivalent)

Hours: 22.5 over 3 days per week


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.

Situated within three acres of landscaped grounds, Priory Hospital Chelmsford is an independent hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of adults and adolescents with a range of mental health problems.  There is a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists.

The hospital offers calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 60 service users, as well as day care and outpatient services, including separate facilities for young people.

We provide expert treatment for the following services:

  • Eating disorders
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Addiction services

Our highly experienced multidisciplinary team deliver personalised treatment programmes alongside the use of a wide range of therapies.

An opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Psychologist to work on our Eating Disorders Unit 3 days per week. The post holder will need to have a recognised qualification with at least 1 years experience of working with an eating disorder client group. The successful applicant will be accredited with an appropriate professional body, accreditation with the BPS and registration with the HCPC and should be familiar with using psychological assessment tools. The ability to work within CBT and DBT models would be desirable. 

The post holder will require excellent communication skills and will need to work closely with the existing MDT team within the Eating Disorders Unit.

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.

Closing Date: 31/08/2020