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The Retreat Current Vacancies

Employment opportunities at a leading provider of mental health services in York. Please see a list of current vacancies below.

Bank Domestic Assistants

Bank Domestic Assistants

  • Salary: £8.40 per hour
  • Hours of Work: Varied Hours
  • Closing Date: 30th August 2018
  • Interview Date: TBC

We are currently recruiting for Bank Domestic Assistants to work in our Domestic Services team.  You will be required to carry out a range of cleaning duties within a Hospital/Health Care Environment.  You will also be required to be flexible.

Varied hours, days, evenings and weekends.

Previous experience in Domestic Services is desirable but not essential, as training will be given.

For informal enquiries, please contact HR on 01904 404238.



Clinical Psychologist/Counselling Psychologist/CBT Therapist - Naomi Unit
  • Salary:  £30,500 per annum
  • Contract Type:  1 year fixed-term
  • Hours of Work:  37.5 Hours per week
  • Closing Date:  20 June 2018
  • Interview Date:  To be advised


We have an exciting opportunity for a Psychologist or CBT Therapist to join Naomi Unit at The Retreat York, a specialist CBT inpatient service for women with complex eating disorders. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience working in a senior position within an award wiining service that has a national reputation for excellence.

The post holder will be part of a recovery-focused, friendly and supportive multi-disciplinary team and will work closely with other team members to provide specialist CBT input to clients with complex and severe eating disorders.  Naomi unit specialises in working with people with more than one diagnosis which may include personality disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, autism spectrum disorder and/or post-traumatic stress disorder.  Naomi unit uses a highly innovative, adapted therapeutic community model which is grounded firmly in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).

The post offers opportunities for group and family work in addition to individual therapeutic work.  The post holder will also gain extensive experience in providing supervision, training and consultation to an enthusiastic, psychologically-minded team.  This post also offers the chance to get involved in research.

Previous experience of working with people with complex presenting problems and an interest in working with people with eating disorders is essential.  Experience of working with people affected by complex trauma would also be beneficial.

Regular individual and group supervision will be provided.

For an informal discussion, please contact Louise Hall, Clinical Psychologist or Tracy Richardson, Psychological Services Manager 01904 412551 Ext 2306 or,

Benefits include:

  • A Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Free Car Parking
  • Staff Discount Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Reimbursement of Professional Fees
  • Subsidised Staff Cafeteria

The Retreat is an Equality employer. Our aim is to be fair to everybody and to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives more or less favourable opportunities or treatment on the grounds of, for example: age, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, nationality (subject to nationality rules), sex / gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, religion or religious affiliation / belief, part-time working, trade union membership and duties.

All appointments are subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

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