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Occupational Therapist Adult Acute

Reference

PRI38471

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£32,480.00 (Full time equivalent)

Hours

22.5

Job Advert Role Description

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.

The Priory Hospital Chelmsford is a 60 bed private acute psychiatric hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of mental health problems for both adults and adolescents. The hospital incorporates a Grade II listed building that has been extensively restored and situated in 3.5 acres of landscaped grounds.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic and enthusiastic therapy team. We are looking for someone with experience to work 3 days per week on our Acute Adult Mental Health Unit.  This would involve working with individuals and groups with a range of complex presentations in an inpatient setting.

Applicants will be required to:

•           Provide consultation and assistance to the Therapy Services Manager regarding the activity 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. Ensure compliance 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 HCPC registration is required.  Experience in working in a Mental Health setting would be an advantage

If you are enthusiastic, authentic and motivated then this could be the exciting and challenging role for you.

 The successful canditate will be required to be flexible in their working hours with some weekend and evening hours as part of their rota.

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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

31/08/2020