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Occupational therapist




Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£25.500 - £28.000



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Set within landscaped gardens, the safe and supportive environment of the Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal offers a comprehensive inpatient specialist mental health service for young people and adults. The service is dedicated to providing innovative, high quality care and treatment for service users with challenging and complex needs, in order to enable their recovery and re-engagement with the community.

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Priory Group is the UK’S leading independent provider of mental health care and education services.  We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment.


The Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal is a specialist provider of complex mental health services, providing clinical excellence in our eating disorders, adolescent, rehabilitation and PICU services.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Cheadle Royal Hospital operates a comprehensive inpatient mental health service for young people aged between 13 and 18 years, comprising open acute and psychiatric intensive care services. The Young People’s Service is made up of three wards; Meadows, Orchard and Woodlands.

Orchard, this 15 bedded service offers care for young people with a range of mental health presentations with enduring high risk behaviours. An acute admissions ward, the multidisciplinary team offers a wide range of interventions and works closely with families and locality teams to ensure a smooth transition back to the community. The therapeutic programme emphasises the development of new life skills and coping strategies whilst continuing formal education.


Qualification: Bsc (hons) Occupational Therapy


The successful candidate will be responsible for providing assessment and treatment of a designated case load within the frame work of an established programme. Involving the following:

To ensure ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the Occupational Therapy process in line with sound evidence based practice. To attend MDT, CPA, case conferences, referral meetings and nursing handover. To manage a defined caseload using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions and records all interventions. To abide by the College of Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and the College of Occupational Therapy Professional Standards for OT Practice. To develop skills and knowledge through participation in a Professional Development Planning process to meet the competency framework. To work with CAMHS setting providing a service to clients who are deemed to have complex and challenging needs. To manage and supervise TI staff. Flexible approach and attitude – occasional weekend work maybe required but would be agreed in advance.


Please note that we also accept candidates interested in part-time role.


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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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