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Occupational Therapist




Priory Hospital Ticehurst, Ticehurst, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 7HU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Up to £29,500 DOE per annum



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Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

Centrally located with easy access to Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, Ashford and Maidstone, The Priory Hospital, Ticehurst House has 70 beds across 3 service lines: Adult Acute and young peoples wards (CAMHs). We offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient specialist mental health services for young people and adults in a safe and supportive environment. We have recently expanded our service with the addition of a newly purpose built 12 Bed Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients 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.   

We are currently looking for an Occupational Therapist. The successful applicant will work as part of a committed multi-disciplinary team to manage and co-ordinate treatment plans in consultation with others, engage the patients on the units in helpful, therapeutic and meaningful activities and develop close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues. You will also ensure effective management and development of more junior staff and maintain accurate records regarding the rehabilitation progress of the patients.

Successful candidates will hold a BSc in Occupational Therapy together with full BAOT membership.

If you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, work well in a team, enjoy working with client groups both individually and in groups with a range of complex presentations in an inpatient setting and would like to join us here at Priory Ticehurst Hospital - we invite you to apply.

Benefits include but not limited to a competitive salary plus child care vouchers, free car parking, a contributory pension scheme. You can even enjoy lunch with your colleagues in our highly subsidised staff restaurant.

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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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