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Occupational Therapist




Woodland View, Showell Lane, Meriden, Coventry, CV7 7HZ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

Based in the picturesque village of Meriden, we offer a number of benefits on site including:-

Free parking

Free meals for all staff

Monthly staff appreciation events

CPD training and development for all staff

Access to Priory benefits including pension scheme amongst many other benefits

A fantastic opportunity is available to join an established Occupational Therapy team at Woodland View


Woodland View is a Rehabilitation and Recovery service for men of working age. The service has 31 beds spread across 3 wards with a defined care pathway for our service users.


The ideal candidate should:


1. Hold a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy together with full BAOT membership and HPC registration.

2. Have experience of working within the specialised area

3. Be able to work with a variety of patients and demonstrate the application or adaptation of acquired knowledge based upon previous intervention experience. More sophisticated skills will be required for sessions, and also where the conflicting needs and expectations of patients and their families will need to be managed effectively.

4. Focus on developing and maintaining productive and stable relationships with patients through effective communication, coaching and counselling techniques and highly developed interpersonal skills.




As part of their role, the ideal candidate would


1. Manage and co-ordinate the implementation of individual treatment plans for occupational therapy services ensuring treatments, activities and interventions are delivered through

effective application and communication.

2. Receive and respond promptly to referrals undertaking patient assessments to identify and prioritise patient needs before planning and delivering the appropriate and relevant interventions either on an individual or group basis. Maintains accurate and timely records

detailing each patients rehabilitation / progress.

3. Ensure the effective and efficient management of more junior staff.

4. Maintain and develop close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is in line with Priory policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards.

5. Contribute to business growth by actively promoting priory therapy services in line with the local units’ business plan.

6.Maintain effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers, and purchasers throughout the patient’s rehabilitation.

7. Leads on implementation of new services at Woodland View, sharing best practice with other sites in the area.

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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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