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Occupational Therapist - Maple and Pankhurst




Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full 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

Set within landscaped gardens, the safe and supportive environment of the Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal offers a comprehensive inpatient specialist mental health service for young people and adults. The service is dedicated to providing innovative, high quality care and treatment for service users with challenging and complex needs, in order to enable their recovery and re-engagement with the community.

Job Advert Role Description

Are you looking for a rewarding role helping patients with a variety of complex needs?

We have a vacancy for a full-time Occupational Therapist to join our team at Cheadle Royal on our Maple and Pankhurst services in a split role.

This role is split across two services, Maple, an acute mixed ward and Pankhurst, a female PICU. The majority of the hours within the post will be spent on Maple, a 15 bed unit which offers a 24 hours admission service to support local NHS services and PICU wards. The  ethos of this unit is to provide support to individuals in crisis and offer therapeutic engagement during inpatient stay. The rest of the hours within the 37.5 hour week will be spent working with Pankhurst, a ten bed unit for female patients with severe mental illness and are in the acute phase.

In each service the successful applicant will work within a multi-disciplinary team to provide a well-rounded, personalised approach to each patients care.

The role is made up of the below responsibilities:  

- Providing assessment and treatment of a designated case load within the frame work of an established rehabilitation programme.

- Applying patient-centred principles to assessment, intervention and evaluation.

- Ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the Occupational Therapy process in line with sound evidence based practice.

- Participation in MDT, CPA, case conferences, referral meetings and nursing handover.

- Ongoing development of skills and knowledge, through participation in CPD and Professional Development Planning.

- Line-management and supervision of a part-time Technical Instructor.

The successful candidate will also be expected to abide by the College of Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and the College of Occupational Therapy Professional Standards for Practice.

For this role the below is required:

Holds a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy together with full RCOT membership and HCPC registration.

Experience gained within a related clinical or therapeutic environment.

Experience managing a caseload of service users with complex needs


- Working with a dedicated multi-disciplinary team

- Free on-site parking

- Enhanced maternity pay

- Access to development opportunities including:

- Sponsorship of professional qualifications

- Long service awards

- Birthday day off

- Pension Scheme

- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

If you are reliable, flexible and self-motivated and are interested in applying for this position please click apply. If you should require some more information about the role, please don't hesitate to email  

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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