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Generic Therapy Assistant




Priory Highbank Centre,Walmersley Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 5LX

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time





Job Advert Role Description

The Priory Highbank Centre specialises in complex neuro-disability, including care of tracheostomy and mechanical ventilated patients. You would be part of our dedicated interdisciplinary team who offer evidence based patient centred care and therapy to help patients maximise their physical, emotional and social potential.

Your role will involve assisting patients achieve their therapeutic goals, facilitating community activities and supporting the interdisciplinary teams, including Physio's, OT's, SLT's and the Social & Recreational Coordinator.


The role holder should have excellent communication skills, flexible thinking and a dynamic approach to rehabilitation. Experience of care and neurological rehabilitation is desirable but not essential. A clean driving license is essential as driving the Company Minibus will be an integral part of your role.


The role requires workings across the different units at The Priory Highbank Centre and will involve evening, weekend working and Bank Holidays.


In return, Priory can offer excellent benefits, a flexible working environment, a commitment to CPD, free meals whilst on duty, free on-site car parking, the opportunity for clinical supervision and an excellent in-service training programme.


Applicants will be subject to recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise our commitment to the safeguarding of its service users.


The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the enhanced level from the Disclosure & Barring Services, which will be paid for by the Priory.


For an informal discussion please contact Ann Thompson, Head of Therapy, on 01706 829540.

Division DBS info

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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