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Occupational Therapist - CAMHS

Reference

PRI35007

Location

Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield, Essex, CM1 7SJ

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£30,450.00 per annum

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Role Description

Situated within three acres of landscaped grounds, Priory Hospital Chelmsford is an independent hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of adults and adolescents with a range of mental health problems.  There is a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists.

 

The hospital offers calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 60 service users, as well as day care and outpatient services, including separate facilities for young people.

 

We provide expert treatment for the following services:

•             Eating disorders

•             Child and Adolescent Mental Health

•             Addiction services

 

Our highly experienced multidisciplinary team deliver personalised treatment programmes alongside the use of a wide range of therapies.treatment programmes alongside the use of a wide range of therapies.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic and enthusiastic therapy team. We are looking for someone with experience working with Adolescents both individually and in groups with a range of complex presentations in an inpatient setting.

Applicants will be required to:

•           Provide consultation and assistance to the lead psychologist regarding the therapeutic programme on the unit

•           Engage the patients on the unit in helpful, therapeutic and meaningful activity.

•           Manage and co-ordinate individual treatment plans for occupational therapy and activities

•           Provide 1:1 OT assessment and treatment

•           Ensure effective and efficient management of more junior staff.

•           Develop close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues ensuring clinical practice is in line with Priory policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards specifically regarding risk assessment.

•           Demonstrate a robust ability to work in a high intensity/risk environment

•           Provide excellent oral and written communication and possess exceptional organisational skills

BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy together with full BAOT membership and HPC registration is required and previous experience would be preferred. However a newly qualified individual with previous work experience may also fulfil the criteria. Experience in working with a specific therapy modality (such as CBT, DBT etc.) would be an advantage

If you are an enthusiastic, authentic and motivated then this could be the exciting and challenging role for you. An interest in and enjoyment of working with Adolescent patients is essential.

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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.

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

Closing Date

02/03/2020