The Priory Hospital North London is recruiting for a highly experienced addiction therapist to manage their Addiction Treatment Programme (ATP).

Reference: PRI39407

Location: Priory Hospital North London, Grovelands House, Southgate, N14 6RA

Priory Group Division: Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Permanent - Full Time

Salary: £40,000

Hours: 37.5

Joining a highly respected service, the successful candidate will work alongside some of the leading Consultant Psychiatrists in the field of addiction treatment.

As part of the MDT in a Psychiatric Hospital you will be managing a team of addiction therapists and peer supporters delivering a 28 day inpatient programme and day care programme.  You will be responsible for delivering a full and robust recovery programme which  includes Equine Assisted Therapy, Group Therapy, DBT, Psychodrama, Mindfulness and 12 Step recovery activities. Alongside your team of permanent staff you will be responsible for a group specialist sessional therapists and smooth running of the outpatient addiction therapy service.

Ideally you will have at least five years experience working with addiciton field, some experience of managing a team and delivering Clinical Suypervision. Regular group and one to one clinical supervision is provided by the Priory for you and your team.   

It is essential you have (ideally a post graduate) therapy training along with experience or knowledge of 12 Step abstinence based recovery for both substance and behavioural addicitons. Membership and accreditation with a recognised therapy governing body such as FDAP, BACP, UKCP or BABCP is a requirement of the role. 

Priory Healthcare is the UK’s leading provider of private mental health care. We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment. The Priory Hospital North London is renowned for its clinical excellence in the field of Acute Mental Health, Addiction and Adolescent Services.  The Hospital is located in a secluded part of Southgate, North London, and set in several acres of private grounds. Easy access via several bus routes, M25 and A406 or Southgate Station on the Piccadilly Line.

Priory North London  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young Adults. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. Further information can be obtained from

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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.