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Occupational Therapist

Reference

PRI23322

Location

Pelham Woods, South Terrace, Harrowlands Park, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 2RA

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Up to to £30,000 depending on experience and additional expertise

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

Pelham Woods is a 21 bed rehabilitation and recovery service for women with complex mental health needs.

Our comprehensive multi-disciplinary team pride our selves on our ability to work both with enduring mental illness but also those who struggle with regulating emotions, acts of impulsivity and managing relationships.

The hospital is set in picturesque grounds overlooking the Surrey Hills and has extensive facilities including onsite Gym, Purpose Built OT Kitchen aswell as Occupational Facilities.

As a member of the team at Pelham Woods you will be encouraged to let your creative side flow, positively contributing to the sites success. You will also have free access to the onsite gym facilities.

Job Advert Role Description

As an Occupational Therapist at Pelham Woods you will be working on a ward as part of a multi disciplinary team, with an allocated caseload of patients. To provide Occupational Therapy assessment and treatment to enable clients to achieve their maximum level of functional independence and to enhance their sense of well being through engagement in occupation.

 

Our Occupational Therapist role involves:

1.  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. 

2. 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.

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

4. 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.

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

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

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

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

 

To be successful as an Occupational Therapist, you’ll need:

  • Hold a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy together with full BAOT membership and HPC registration.
  • The role holder will require experience including experience of working within the specialised area
  • Additional expertise such as DBT and CBT for Psychosis would be advantageous

 

Some of the benefits we offer our Occupational Therapists are:-

  • A World Class Employee Assistance programme
  • Flexible benefits (including preferential rates and access to schemes such as gym membership, IT, private healthcare)
  • Shopping discounts
  • Free onsite meals and free onsite parking
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • 25 Days annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • Career Development and continuous learning and development
  • Full Extensive Training Induction plus opportunities to do further training while in the role.     

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.