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Occupational Therapist




Brynawel, 77 Brecon Road, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 7RD

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


Up to £13,200 dependent upon experience.



Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic experienced OT to work between 2 Enhanced Community Homes within the Abergavenny area, providing quality, inspiring innovation and delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

To manage patients using evidence based and patient centred principles to assess, plan, implement

and evaluate interventions, which provide patients with the confidence, skills and coping strategies required for independent living.


Manages and co-ordinates the implementation of individual treatment plans for occupational therapy services ensuring treatments, activities and interventions are delivered through effective application and communication.

Receives and responds 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 patient’s rehabilitation / progress.

Ensures the effective and efficient management of more junior staff. Maintains and develops 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.

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

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


Brecon Road and Brynawel are two Enhanced community homes in close proximity to each other within the Abergavenny area of Monmouthshire, providing assessment and treatment for both men and women aged 18 and over with a mild to moderate learning disability, who may also have a personality disorder and associated mental health problems.

Advert Content   An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join the team. The post holder will have at least 2 years post registration experience, hold a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy, and have HCPC registration, BAOT membership is desirable.

Experience of working within learning disability services would be advantageous, as well as working with patients that display challenging behaviours and mental illness.


What we would like to give you:

•           A competitive salary

•           Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

•           Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•           Good annual leave package, plus bank holidays

•           Online benefits and cashback rewards

•           Cycle to work scheme

•           SMART Childcare Vouchers

•           SMART Pension options 



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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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