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Occupational Therapist - Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit




Priory Hospital Bristol, Heath House Lane, Stapleton, BS16 1EQ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£27,000.00 - £30,000.00 per annum (FTE)


up to 18.75 hours per week

Job Advert - Division Information


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.

Job Advert Role Description

About The Priory Group
The Priory Group of Companies is the leading provider of behavioural care in the UK. Our purpose is: To make a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Our Core Values
Priory staff from across the UK have chosen the behaviours that we aspire to. They are what we expect from each other and what you can expect from Priory as an employer. The behaviours we aspire to are:
• Putting people first: We put the needs of our service users above all else.
• Being a family: We support our employees, our service users and their families when they need us most.
• Acting with integrity: We are honest, transparent and decent. We treat each other with respect.
• Being positive: We see the best in our service users and each other and we strive to get things done. We never give up and we learn from our mistakes.
• Striving for excellence: For over 140 years, we have been trusted by our service users with their care. We take this trust seriously and constantly strive to improve the services we provide.

Occupational Therapist needed for the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, to be part of a multi-disciplinary team within Bristol Priory Hospital. To be part of an OT team providing care and treatment to inpatients with multi-faceted mental health needs.

We are looking for someone experienced in carrying out assessments, making recommendations for treatment, supporting with discharge planning and keen to promote the role of an occupational therapist in an inpatient setting. 

Priory Hospital Bristol

Priory Hospital Bristol is part of the Healthcare Division of Priory Group and is a 86 Bed Hospital with wards varying from Addictions, Eating Disorders, Acute Mental Health, Acquired Brain Injury, Huntingdon’s and Dementia.  

This post holder will have excellent communication skills and will be an active member of an established, committed and energetic team, participating in the ongoing development of the service and clinical governance issues. Previous eating disorders experience is essential as is a flexible approach to work.


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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