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Psychology Assistant




Heathfield, Tottingworth Park, Broad Oak, East Sussex, TN21 8UN

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

Heathfield is a Neuro Rehabilitation Service in Broad Oak, East Sussex which provides specialist nursing care, rehabilitation and support for individuals with neurological conditions.

Nursing and therapy programs are tailored for each individual and goals are developed in conjunction with their families to best reflect aspiration. Individuals are supported to take part in activities they enjoy, including sensory experiences, and families are encouraged to be involved through regular review meetings.

Main Purpose

Assists professional and clinical staff with the planning, implementation and evaluation of therapy and care plans in order to support the mental, emotional, physical and social well-being of assigned clients, their carers and their families.


Key Accountabilities


Supports senior staff with patient screening and assessment as part of the care and therapy-planning process, assisting with tests, observations and therapy sessions as directed.


Assists with the planning, delivery and review of one-to-one and group therapy sessions ensuring activities and interventions continue to meet the needs of the client as detailed in the individual’s therapy plan and as directed by senior staff.


Maintains accurate and up-to-date records in the form of case notes, case files, clinical reports and other associated documentation presenting and sharing relevant information with colleagues, in accordance with company policies and procedures.


Collaborates, with professional and clinical colleagues facilitating related therapy sessions and assisting with research, analysis and audit activities as directed.


Knowledge & Skills

The role holder will require an appropriate degree, whilst working towards professional registration/accreditation. Experience

Previous general work experience. Autonomy & Impact

The majority of tasks and activities are routine. More complex tasks, interventions or activities will be directed or supervised by a senior member of staff. The role holder is responsible for addressing routine incidents and issues, referring more unusual occurrences to senior staff. Intelligent Problem Solving

Intelligent problem solving will based upon acquired knowledge and skill gained through experience and supervised practice. A creative approach is required when facilitating therapy sessions.

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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