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Therapy Support Worker




Llanarth Court, Llanarth, Nr Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 2YD

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert - Division Information


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Job Advert Location Description

Llanarth Court is a specialist hospital providing medium and low secure care for men and women with mental illness and/or personality disorder and for men with intellectual/learning disability. We also have a 4 bedded open rehabilitation bungalow. We are a sector-leading example of how providing a wide variety of care settings and a clear care pathway in the direction of recovery, can be achieved for all patients.

Job Advert Role Description

Therapy Support Worker

An exciting new opportunity has become available for a Therapy Support Worker at Llanarth Court Hospital. The role is to implement rehabilitation programmes as required for patients to maintain independence and work under the guidance of the Occupational Therapist and supervision of the Occupational Therapy Manager.

Main Duties
To undertake specific skilled support work to aid the rehabilitation of patients in the achievement of optimal independence.

Provide assistance to the Occupational Therapist(s) within the team to provide flexible programmes and interventions of therapeutic activities which are client-centred and goal orientated.

Follow treatment plans, developed by the Occupational Therapist(s), monitoring progress and making minor adaptations to interventions as required, in discussion with the relevant team members.

Assist the multi disciplinary team in the provision of person centred care.

To liaise with all other members of the ward’s clinical team in the provision of sessions taking into account the resources that are available; e.g. swimming pool, gymnasium, practice kitchen etc.

Working with the Occupational Therapist develop individual time-tables and review the therapeutic activities provided

Maintain documentation to record details of sessions offered levels of attendance and levels of participation in accordance with PiC requirements

Observe and record patients' progress, attitudes, and behaviour, maintain this information through feedback to the team and completion of clinical note entries.

To maintain an appropriate and adequate stock of activity resources and ensuring their safe storage.

Work within the aims and objectives established by the Lead Occupational Therapist.

Recognise and offer peer support to promote team working within the Therapy Services Department

Model good practice and good communication within the Therapy Department and with other departments and organisations.

Skills and Experience
A flexible approach is required and the successful candidates must be able to demonstrate initiative and an ability to communicate well and work effectively within a team and on their own initiative ,  whilst adopting safe working practices in line with relevant legislation.

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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.


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.

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