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Occupational Therapist

Reference

PRI53478

Location

Priory Hospital North London, Grovelands House, Southgate, N14 6RA

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Part Time

Salary

£18,000 per annum

Hours

22.5

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

Priory Healthcare is the UK’s leading provider of private mental health care. We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment. The Priory Hospital North London is renowned for its clinical excellence in the field of Acute Mental Health, Addiction and Adolescent  Services

Priory North London  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young Adults. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. Further information can be obtained from www.dbs.gov.uk   

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking an Occupational Therapy Assistant to join our dynamic and enthusiastic Acute Adult Therapy team.

Experience within the mental health sector is essential.

The role involves assisting the Occupational Therapist in providing individual and group work for 14 patients within an inpatient setting .

Will also assist in undertaking OT assessments, interventions and evaluations for a designated caseload. Form part of multi-disciplinary team and will receive clinical supervision from an Occupational Therapist.

Good personal organisational skills and a commitment to ongoing learning and learning.

Applicants will be required to:

• Provide consultation and coordination regarding the therapeutic programme on the unit.

• Engage patients on the unit in therapeutic and meaningful occupations.

• Develop close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues ensuring clinical practice is in line with Priory policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards specifically regarding risk assessment.

• Demonstrate a robust ability to work in a high intensity/risk environment.

• Provide excellent oral and written communication and possess exceptional organisational skills.

•Support and assist OT with applying the treatment programmes

•Assisting in completing ADL assessments

•Facilitating group activities and assisting with planning & organisation

and use therapeutic approaches to encourage patient engagement and motivation and support and assist OT with applying the treatment programmes

•Assisting in completing ADL assessments

•Facilitating group activities and assisting with planning & organisation

•Use therapeutic approaches to encourage patient engagement and motivation

Enthusiastic, authentic, motivated and highly present person then this could be the exciting and challenging role for you. An interest in and enjoyment of working with adolescents is essential.

In return for your commitment and hard work, we provide a good remuneration package, a contributory pension scheme plus excellent training opportunities. 

For further information about this role please contact Tanya Rajmangal via 0208 882 8191 or tanyarajmangal@priorygroup.com applications should be made online by visiting jobs@priorygroup.com  

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

31/10/2021