Recruitment Enquiries: 0116 240 8692





Avalon, 13 Kyveilog Street, Pontcanna, Cardiff, South Wales, CF11 9JA

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert - Division Information


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants.

Job Advert Location Description

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic experienced OT to work between six Enhanced Community Homes within Cardiff and Abergavenny area, providing quality, inspiring innovation and delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

To manage patients using evidence based and patient centred principles to assess, plan, implement

and evaluate interventions, which provide patients with the confidence, skills and coping strategies required for independent living.


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 patient’s 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.


Avalon, Beechley Drive and Princes Street are three Enhanced community homes situated in the Pontcanna, Pentrabane and Roath area of Cardiff. Ty Ffynu, Brecon Road and Brynawel are three Enhanced community homes in close proximately to each other within the Abergavenny area of Monmouthshire, providing assessment and treatment for both men and women aged 18 and over with a mild to moderate learning disability, who may also have a personality disorder and associated mental health problems.

Job Advert Role Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapist to join the team.

The post holder will have at least 2 years post registration experience,hold a BSc(Hons) in Occupational Therapy, and have full BAOT membership and HPC registration.

Expereince fo working within learing disability services would be advantageous, as well as working with patients that display behaviours which  challenge.


What we’d like to give you:

•           A competitive salary

•           Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

•           Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•           Good annual leave package, plus bank holidays

•           Online benefits and cashback rewards

•           Cycle to work scheme

•           Just Drive scheme

•           SMART Childcare Vouchers

•           SMART Pension options


Division DBS info

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

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.

Job Description


Closing Date