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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Reference

PRI54902

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£9.69 per hour

Hours

37.5 hours per week

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 Hospital Dewsbury is a purpose built 32 bedded locked service, supporting two different service user groups:
Hartley Ward focuses upon the active rehabilitation of men with mental health issues. The emphasis is upon stabilising mental health, reducing risks and enhancing independent living skills, with a view to reintegration into the community.

Job Advert Role Description

The role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant is to be responsible for faciliating meaningful and stimulating activities for our men in recovery and rehabilitation. The role will involve following a weekly structured timetable developed by the Occupational Therapist and being present on the ward on a daily basis to encourage the patients to engage in meaningful activites to enhance their quality of life. The candidate will be expected to also complete computer based work such as developing monthly newsletters, facilitating celebrations for events and to be proactive in their approach with the patients. 

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

15/12/2021