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Occupational Therapist




Priory Hospital Preston, Rosemary Lane, Bartle, Preston, PR4 0HB

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time


£16,658 pa (WTE £27,764 pa)



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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.

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The Priory Hospital Preston has established an excellent reputation for offering calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 38 service users. 

Due to our ongoing development of the Therapy team and therapy provision at Priory Hospital Preston are looking to recruit an experienced Occupational Therapist to join the team. Primary duties will be within one of our 2 acute psychiatric wards. There will also be a requirement of support to our Eating Disorder unit. Full and part time hours considered.

The post holder will work within a wide Multi disciplinary team, and work closely with the Therapy Manager in developing a comprehensive Therapeutic programme for their designated ward.  Consequently a team approach to working is essential, excellent communication skills with both colleagues and patients is essential within this role.

The successful candidate must show excellent skills of independent working, pro activity and organisation.  Key aspects of the role will include the facilitation of therapeutic groups, supporting patients via internal referral in 1:1 sessions, and liaison with community agencies. 

Candidates will ideally have 2 years qualified experience.  Flexibility is required in this role which will encompass one day weekend working per fortnight.  Hours of weekend work negotiable.

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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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