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Occupational Therapist




Priory Hospital Dewsbury, York Road, Earlsheaton, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF12 7LB

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





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 Location Description

Set within a safe and therapeutic environment, the Priory Hospital Dewsbury is a 32 bedded locked service, supporting two different service user groups:

•  Hartley Ward which is a 16 bed ward focusing on the active rehabilitation and recovery of men with mental health issues. The emphasis is on stabilising mental health, reducing risks and enhancing independent living skills, with a view to reintegration into the community or supportive living. 

•  Jubilee Ward which is a 16 bed ward that supports men with neuro-cognitive disorders namely, dementia, and behaviours that challenge. Many have a number of physical heath needs

Job Advert Role Description

Providing quality, inspiring innovative practice and delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with dementia and mental health to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment and care, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Priory Hospital Dewsbury is part of the Priory Group, Europe’s leading provider of specialist treatment in mental illness. We deliver highest standards of care together with an extensive range of clinical services.

The post holder will be qualified and registered with HCPC with preferred experience in dementia and mental health care. The successful candidate will  be expected to have excellent interpersonal skills when liaising with members of the multi-disciplinary team, external agencies and organisations, patients and relatives.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate genuine commitment and enthusiasm for working with this client group.

Priory Hospital Dewsbury offers great benefits including contributory pension scheme, a comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre, childcare vouchers and paid birthday leave. There's also free car parking and subsidised meals while you're on duty. Located just off J28 of the M62 and J40 of the M1 and is easily reached from the major West Yorkshire conurbations of Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds. Sheffield and surrounding areas. 

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