Location
Priory Hospital Southampton, Hythe Road, Marchwood, Southampton, SO40 4WU
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Part Time
Salary
Competitive
Hours
Part Time
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

Set in beautiful grounds The Priory Hospital Southampton is a 40 bedded hospital.   Services provided at the hospital include an eating disorder ward, an adult ward and a young peoples ward (CAMHs) We treat most psychiatric conditions.

Job Advert Role Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic and enthusiastic Eating disorder team. We are ideally looking for someone with experience working with this client group both individually and in groups with a range of complex presentations in an inpatient setting, although training will be provided.

Applicants will be required to:

•           Provide consultation and assistance to the lead consultant regarding the therapeutic programme on the unit

•           Engage the patients on the unit in helpful, therapeutic and meaningful activity.

•           Manage and co-ordinate individual treatment plans for occupational therapy and activities

•           Provide 1:1 OT assessment and treatment

•           Ensure effective and efficient management of more junior staff.

•           Develop close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues ensuring clinical practice is in line with Priory policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards specifically regarding risk assessment.

•           Demonstrate a robust ability to work in a high intensity/risk environment

•           Provide excellent oral and written communication and possess exceptional organisational skills

•           However a newly qualified individual with previous work experience may also fulfil the criteria.  For additional information please contact Laura Fehilly, HR Advisor on  02380840044

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.