Location
Priory Hospital Blandford, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7HX
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Part Time
Salary
£9,000
Hours
18.75 hrs p/wk
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 difficulties 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

Located in Blandford Forum, Dorset, Priory Hospital Blandford is opening in April as a specialist 12 bed Tier 4 CAMHS LD service. The accommodation at Shottsford House will provide single en-suite rooms for young people between the ages of 12 -18 who have a Learning Disability and Mental Health diagnosis. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and lead and develop this new specialist service.

Job Advert Role Description

Main Purpose:

Provides assistance to professional and clinical staff with the planning, implementation and evaluation of therapy and care plans in order to support the mental, emotional, physical and social well-being of assigned clients.

  • Supports senior staff as part of the care and therapy planning process, assisting with tests, exercises and examinations as directed.
  • Assists trained staff with the preparation, planning and delivery of group and one-to-one occupational, therapeutic and recreational activities; observing, recording and reporting patient responses to the assigned clinician as appropriate. All clinical work to be observed or monitored.
  • Assists with the reception, orientation and induction of new patients ensuring they are comfortable and familiar with the environment and to impart essential information regarding emergency procedures.
  • Ensures the effective, timely and accurate updating of clinical records, case files and computerised information systems as directed while responding to routine enquiries and standard requests for information in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Contributes to surveys, audits and clinical research projects assisting with the collection, analysis and presentation of data and information as directed.

If you require any further information on the role, please contact SueHarms@Priorygroup.com

 

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.

Disclosure

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.

Job Description
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