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Occupational Therapy Assistant

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Reference

PRI20292

Location

Priory Hospital Middleton St George, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 1TS

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£8.50 per hour

Hours

37.5 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

 

Job Advert Location Description

The Priory Hospital Middleton St George is located in Darlington, County Durham and provides individualised treatment and care for people with mental health needs of adult working age and who present with complex and challenging behaviours, in a safe and supportive environment. Our comprehensive integrated services offer complete care pathways allowing service users to transfer effortlessly between the most appropriate care, meeting individual needs enabling recovery and re-engagement within the community and maximising life opportunities.

Our multi-disciplinary teams provide care for up to 73 male and female service users, working collaboratively with their commissioners, across our 5 wards and our nearby community house.  We deliver acute and detoxification services, and a recovery and rehabilitation environment which includes a specialist female Personality Disorder service.  Our focus is on the delivery of excellent care, empowering service users to progress towards the least restrictive setting and towards independence.  Our vision is to place our Service Users at the heart of our service provision, working closely with them and their carers to support their recovery and rehabilitation.

Job Advert Role Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing therapeutic activities under the supervision of a qualified Occupational Therapist.

You will take an active role in the preparation, planning and delivery of group and one-to-one interventions.  Vocational, therapeutic and recreational activities including woodwork, painting & decorating, sports, music, gardening, arts & crafts, cooking, budgeting, shopping and using public transport.

 

The post holder will have core life skills to assist them in this role and also have the ability to motivate and support service users.

You will be motivated and enthusiastic, have excellent communication and organisational skills, and be able to integrate with the multi-disciplinary team, which include nurses, doctors, psychologists and other therapists.

 

Experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

 

What we’d like to give you:

•           A competitive salary

•           Disclosure check cost coverage

•           Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•           25 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising with years' service

•           Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra day’s annual leave

•           Free on-site parking

•           Complimentary Access to our on-site gymnasium

•           Online benefits and cashback rewards

•           SMART Childcare Vouchers

•           SMART Pension option

•           Local rewards and recognition programme open to all    colleagues           

To find out more about the role please contact Yasmin Yadi Head of Occupational Therapy, on 01325 333192.

Visit our website www.priorygroup.com to apply or for more information

 

Closing date for applications: 29/06/2018

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.

Closing Date

21/06/2018