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Occupational Therapist CAMHS




Priory Hospital North London, Grovelands House, Southgate, N14 6RA

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Part Time


up to £35k pro-rata, depending on experience’



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Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

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Priory Healthcare is the UK’s leading provider of private mental health care. 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 North London is renowned for its clinical excellence in the field of Acute Mental Health, Addiction and Adolescent Services. The Hospital is located in a secluded part of Southgate, North London, and set in several acres of private grounds. Easy access via several bus routes, M25 and A406 or Southgate Station on the Piccadilly Line.

Priory North London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young Adults. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. Further information can be obtained from

We are looking for a qualified Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic and enthusiastic multidiciplinary CAMHS team. If you are a motivated Occupational Therapist with experience in child and adolescent mental health and working with families with severe and complex problems we welcome your application. The role will identify and deliver appropriate and relevant treatments and interventions in our inpatient service for 8 children and adolescents in order to promote and develop the mental, emotional, physical and social well-being of our patients liaising with family and carers. Experience of working in in-patient services and working within a multidisciplinary frame work with Parents and Carers groups is essential. Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.

In return for your commitment and hard work, we provide a good remuneration package, a contributory pension scheme plus excellent training opportunities. We provide ongoing Continued Professional Development. Our clinical aproach is DBT based and you may also wish to undertake ongoing DBT training.

The role involves using the MOHO framework undertaking OT assessments, interventions and evaluations for a designated caseload. You will form part of a multi-disciplinary team and will also receive clinical superivison from an Occupational Therapist. You will be able to facilitate a flexible programme of groups and individual interventions.

You must have good personal organisational skills and accomplishment to lifelong learning. You will have current HCPC registration with evidence of Continuing Professional Development.

Applicants will be required to:

• Provide consultation and coordination regarding the therapeutic programme on the unit.

• Engage the young people on the unit in therapeutic and meaningful occupations.

• Provide 1:1 OT assessment and treatment based on the Model of Human Occupation (MOHO). This may include completing sensory assessments.

• 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.

• At times may be required to work flexible hours (occasional evenings if clinically needed).

BSc (Hons) or MSc in Occupational Therapy together with HCPC registration is required and previous experience would be preferred.

Knowledge of DBT skills would be an advantage but not essential as this training can be facilitated.

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

For further information about this role please contact Ann Gunn Moe Levete via 0208 882 8191 or applications should be made online by visiting*

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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.


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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