Location
Priory Hospital Hayes Grove, Prestons Road, Hayes, Bromley, BR2 7AS
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term - Full Time
Salary
£27,000 Pro Rata
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 Hayes Grove is an independent 46-bed psychiatric hospital for Working Age Adults (mixed), located in SE London in the quiet village of Hayes, Kent.  We provide care and treatment for patients with a wide range of Mental Health issues both as Inpatients, Daycare and Outpatients.

At Hayes Grove, our private ‘Lower Court’ specialises in treating general psychiatric conditions, and supports patients on our 28-day Inpatient Addiction Treatment Programme (drug, alcohol and other addictions).  We also have a specialist, 20-bed NHS England-funded Eating Disorder Unit. as well as the 9-bedded Keston Unit, a specialist NHS-funded Asperger’s ward.

The Hospital is situated in a leafy setting, with excellent public transport links to central London, Croydon and the surrounding Borough of Bromley areas. Free car parking is available in the immediate vicinity of the hospital.

We welcome informal enquiries by phone or in person if you would like to come and visit before applying for a role.       

Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking for a qualified Occupational Therapist (OT) to work with patients on our Autism and Acute Psychiatric Units on a six month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

Applicants will be required to:

•           Carry out OT assessments to identify patient needs before planning and delivering the appropriate interventions on either an individual or group basis.

•           Manage and co-ordinate individual OT treatment plans, facilitate groups and oversee the unit programmes.

•           Write up regular OT reports and to attend multi-disciplinary meetings.

•           Ensure effective and efficient management of occupational therapy assistants.

•           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.

•           Maintain effective communication links with patients, relatives and carers.

 

HCPC registration is essential and previous experience in mental health and autism would be preferred; however a newly qualified individual with previous work experience may also fulfil the criteria.

Good communication skills and a flexible approach are essential.

In addition to the salary, we offer regular supervision, excellent working conditions and a range of benefits including training opportunities and a company pension scheme.

 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact CaroleWillis@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
Occupational_Therapist_JD.pdf
Closing Date
22/07/2018