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Occupational Therapist

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Reference

PRI21296

Location

Priory Hospital Bristol, Heath House Lane, Stapleton, BS16 1EQ

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£26,325

Hours

37.5 hour per week

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

Priory Hospital Bristol offers calming and recovery focused inpaitent treatment for up to 86  service users as well as day care and outpatient services. Personalised treatment programmes are delivered by our multidisciplinary team, specialising in the management and treatment of acute and complex mental health problems.

Job Advert Role Description

We are recruiting for an Occupational Therapist to join our growing team.

 

The Role:

-Manages and co-ordinates the implementation of individual treatment plans for occupational therapy services ensuring treatments, activities and interventions are delivered through effective application and communication.

- Receives and responds promptly to referrals undertaking patient assessments to identify and prioritise patient needs before planning and delivering the appropriate and relevant interventions either on an individual or group basis. Maintains accurate and timely records detailing each patients rehabilitation / progress.

- Ensures the effective and efficient management of more junior staff.

-Maintains and develops close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is in line with Priory policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards.

- Contributes to business growth by actively promoting priory therapy services in line with the local units’ business plan.

-Maintains effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers, and purchasers throughout the patient’s rehabilitation.

-Leads on implementation of new services within own site, sharing best practice with other sites in the area.

- Ensures the services and support provide offers good value for money and supports the overall aim of the site.

 

Experience & Qualifications Required

  • Holds a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy together with full BAOT membership and HPC registration.
  • Previous experience within a healthcare setting desirable
  • A strong sense of responsibility & ownership
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent written and face to face communication skills
  • Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude
  • Quality orientation

 

What we offer

  • A fantastic salary package
  • Career development opportunities with available exposure to other services lines within the Hospital
  • Starting 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increased up to 30 days with continued service)
  • Birthday Holiday - (Yes an extra day’s holiday for your birthday!)
  • Onsite highly subsidised restaurants
  • Free on-site parking
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards such as Cycle to work scheme

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

01/08/2018