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CAMHS Inpatient Activities Coordinator




Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield, Essex, CM1 7SJ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£17,716 pro rata


part time - hours negotiable

Job Advert Role Description

The Adolescent ward is a 12 bedded inpatient ward that admits young people between the ages of 12 - 17 with a variety of mental health issues. There is a full MDT consisting of a variety of mental health professionals including an Occupational Therapist, the successful candidate would report to the OT.

We are seeking an ethusiastic and creative candidate who, ideally, has a particular set of interests (such as a musician, art, sports) that we can harness to enthuse the young people we support and promote self-esteem, well-being and independence; getting paid for doing something that you love. You will be working closely with the Occupational Therapy team in the hospital, so this is also an excellent opportunity for someone who is considering taking the steps into a career in Occupational Therapy.


More generally the ability to plan and deliver a broad range of therapeutic, social and rehabilitative activities will be central to the role.


The hours for this role are to be worked across evenings and weekends.


Preferably the candidate will have working experience within a mental health, learning disability or challenging behaviour setting. However consideration will be given to those with particularly applicable skills, and support with developing the necessary experience can be offered on the job.


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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