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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Reference

PRI43008

Location

Priory Hospital Norwich, Ellingham Road, Attleborough, Norfolk NR17 1AE

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£18720

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Role Description

 

Priory Hospital Norwich is our new acute service which was opened in June 2020. In last 6 months we have invested heavily in Priory Hospital Norwich in order to revitalise or service and ensure that we put our patients at the centre of everything we do. We are currently in the process of a phased opening and are looking for candidates who are committed to being a part of our long term journey. We are a busy acute unit aiming to offer a high standard of care and deliver great outcomes for patients.

We are seeking a motivated individual to work on Acute adult ward providing assistance to professional and clinical staff with the planning, implementation and evaluation of therapy and care plans in order to support the mental, emotional, physical and social well-being of assigned clients.

Key Duties:

1. Supports senior staff as part of the care and therapy planning process, assisting with tests, exercises and examinations as directed.

2. Assists trained staff with the preparation, planning and delivery of group and one-to-one occupational, therapeutic and recreational activities; observing, recording and reporting patient responses to the assigned clinician as appropriate. All clinical work to be observed or monitored.

3. Assists with the reception, orientation and induction of new patients ensuring they are comfortable and familiar with the environment and to impart essential information regarding emergency procedures.

4. Ensures the effective, timely and accurate updating of clinical records, case files and computerised information systems as directed while responding to routine enquiries and standard requests for information in accordance with policies and procedures.

5.  Contributes to surveys, audits and clinical research projects assisting with the collection, analysis and presentation of data and information as directed.

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

•           Competitive salary

•           25 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service

•           Extra Service Annual leave awards

•           Career development

•           An employee assistance programme

•           Free meals/refreshments when on duty

•           Free car parking

•           Donation to a charity of their choice

•           DBS paid for by the Priory Group

 

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.

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

01/02/2021