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Therapy/ Psychology/ Occupational Therapist Assistant

Reference

PRI60747

Location

Priory Hospital Marlow, 309 Cressex Road High Wycombe HP12 4QF

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£20,198.89 Pro Rata

Hours

15

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

We are recruiting for enthusiastic and highly skilled individuals to join a new inpatient hospital team for adults with eating disorders in High Wycombe.

We offer a warm and nurturing environment where people receive intensive treatment for eating disorders including severe and enduring anorexia nervosa.  We work togther to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life for everyone in our care.

Together we will reflect on, explore and understand the patient's needs, helping them to develop the skills to build a new positive outlook, confidence and skills for a positive future.  We will work through the process of creating a personal identity outside of their eating disorder as well as helping to build social networks within the community.

The job holder must currently hold a full clean driving licence and have been qualified for 3 years.

We are recruiting for enthusiastic and highly skilled individuals to join a new inpatient hospital team for adults with eating disorders in High Wycombe.

We offer a warm and nurturing environment where people receive intensive treatment for eating disorders including severe and enduring anorexia nervosa.  We work togther to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life for everyone in our care.

Together we will reflect on, explore and understand the patient's needs, helping them to develop the skills to build a new positive outlook, confidence and skills for a positive future.  We will work through the process of creating a personal identity outside of their eating disorder as well as helping to build social networks within the community.

The job holder must currently hold a full clean driving licence and have been qualified for 3 years.

Currently, in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act you are required to be double vaccinated against Covid-19 and to provide evidence of this before you are able to commence employment with us, or provide a valid medical exemption.  Albeit this still remains the case, the Government has recently announced their intention to reconsider this under the Health and Social Care Act.  Therefore, you are invited to submit your application, with the understanding that should the current position be repealed your application would be progressed in line with Priory’s recruitment policy. Any changes to legislation will be reflected in our recruitment policy.

Job Advert Role Description

Providing assistance to professional and clinical staff with the planing, implementation and evaluation of therapy and care plans in order to support the mental, emotional, physical and social well-being of assigned clients.

Supporting senior staff (Occupational Therapist and Clinical Psychologist) as part of the care and therapy planning process, assisting with tests, exercises and examinations as directed.

Assisting trained staff with the preparation, planning and delivery of group and one to one occupational, psychological, therapeutic and recreational activities; observing, recording and reporting patient responses to the assigned clinician as appropriate.

Ensuring effective, timely and accurate updating of clinical records and case files.

The role holder will require an appropriate degree and/or training in the field of mental health including informal courses and/or postgraduate qualifications, with relevant training/experience in therapeutic models such as CBT.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application.  Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding.  

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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.

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

31/05/2022