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Senior Occupational Therapist

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Reference

PRI19188

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£32,000 per annum

Hours

37.5 hrs p/wk

Job Advert Location Description

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.

Job Advert Role Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic and enthusiastic therapy team. We are looking for someone with experience to work across our Acute Adult and Eating Disorder Mental Health Unit.  This would involve working with individuals and groups with a range of complex presentations in an inpatient setting.

Applicants will be required to:

•           Provide consultation and assistance to the Therapy Services Manager regarding the activity 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 the OT's and OTA's staff.

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

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

BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy together with full BAOT membership and HCPC registration is required and previous experience would be preferred.  Experience in working in a Mental Health setting would be an advantage

If you are enthusiastic, authentic and motivated then this could be the exciting and challenging role for you.

 The successful candidate will be required to be flexible in their working hours with some weekend and evening hours as part of their rota.

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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.

Closing Date

04/06/2018