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Occupational Therapist




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time





Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.


Job Advert Location Description



Job Advert Role Description

Robinson House is a 10 bedded open unit caring for adult males with chronic and enduring mental health difficulties. The unit has a homely environment with access to beautiful outside space and is set in a quiet residential area of Bury, Lancashire.

You will be an experienced and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist (at least 3 years post qualification) who has experience working in the Mental Health field and who is capable of working effectively within a multi-disciplinary team. As the only OT on the unit, you will manage your own caseload and be able to work autonomously, flexibly and creatively.  You will work closely with the unit staff and with the Activities Facilitator to whom you will provide supervision and guidance.  You will be part of a committed, forward thinking and supportive multi-disciplinary team who work together and place emphasis on patient centred recovery.  
In return, we can offer:
• Autonomous practice
• Support and opportunities for continuing professional development
• Contributory pension scheme
• Paid sick leave (after qualifying period)
• Access to regular clinical supervision  
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Subsidised meals
• Free parking, corporate benefit package
For an informal discussion please contact Ann Thompson, Head of Therapy, on 01706 829540.
Applicants will be subject to recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasis the Unit's 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.

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About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.

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