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Activities Coordinator

Reference

PRI38979

Location

Priory Hospital Altrincham, Rappax Road, Manchester, WA15 0NU

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£14,800 - £15,392 (£18,500 - £19,244, FTE)

Hours

30

Job Advert Role Description

The Priory Hospital – Altrincham is a 56 bedded hospital and is part of the Priory Group, leading provider of specialist treatment in mental health. The hospital has an established reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of clinical services and is a principle provider to the NHS in the north of England, focussing on positive holistic outcomes through full service provision

An opportunity has arisen for a part time Activities Co-ordinator (30 hours per week) to work on Rivendell Ward, specialist CAMHS eating disorders.

The successful candidate will plan, organise and carry out appropriate activities in groups or individually with the young people on the adolescent ward.  These activities will include escorting and supervising patients on trips and on other leisure facilities.

The Activities Co-coordinator will accept referrals from the Multi-disciplinary team and organise clients into appropriate groups following advice and discussions with the team as to the appropriateness of the activities for each client.

The Activities Co-ordinator will be responsible for reporting back to the team regarding the client’s progress and participation in the activities organised.  They will also be required to keep detailed and accurate written documentation of their caseload and patient activities.

 

The post holder will also be expected to have good interpersonal skills when liaising with members of the multi–disciplinary team, external agencies and organisations, patients and relatives.

There would be a degree of flexibility required in working times and some early evening and weekend work is anticipated.  Previous experience working in a mental health setting is essential.   Full UK driving license 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

10/07/2020