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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Reference

PRI25554

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£8.70 per hour

Hours

37.5

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 provides specialist inpatient care for people, of adult working age, with mental health needs who present with complex needs and behaviours that challenge, in a safe and supportive environment. The hospital has 73 beds across five wards delivering individual treatment programmes for:

  • High dependency rehabilitation for both males and females with challenging and complex needs
  • Two Specialist DBT treatment units for female personality disorder
  • Mixed 24/7 acute admission, assessment and treatment unit which also provides an inpatient detox service

We also have a small community step-down house in Darlington town centre, for males with challenging and complex needs.

The Priory Hospital Middleton St George  is rated as Good overall by the Care Quality Commission, with each of the 5 key areas of inspection all individually rated as Good.

Job Advert Role Description

Working with the Occupational Therapy Team, our Therapy Assistants provide support with the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of therapy and care plans. Fundamental to the achievement of our service user’s programme goals, energy and enthusiasm is vital, as you will take an active role in enabling the provision of activities that promote well-being and independence and help to maintain a personally satisfying lifestyle.

What we’d like from you:

  • Understanding of Clinical Governance
  • Understanding of Risk Management
  • Ability to work to protocols and procedures
  • Excellent organisational capability
  • Effective interpersonal, communication and listening skills
  • Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Just Drive scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option

Division DBS info

We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/

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

Therapy_Assistant.pdf

Closing Date

22/02/2019