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Occupational Therapist

Reference

PRI62534

Location

Kent House - Kent House hospital and school,Crockenhill Road,St Mary Cray,Orpington, Kent BR5 4EP

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£38,000 - £44,000 Depending on Experience

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Role Description

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!

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.

 

 

We have an exciting opportunity for an occupational therapist to join our team at Kent House Priory. 

Kent House is a 17-bedded Tier 4 low secure hospital for young people aged 12 – 18 years with mental health, behavioural or psychological difficulties, and an OFSTED-registered school which supports the young people with educational attainment.The service is set in a rural environment with close links and transport to the local community and amenities.

We provide care for the young people admitted to Kent House Hospital in the least restrictive way and we adhere to the values and principles of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS). We are members of the Quality Network for Inpatient Camhs to measure and improve the quality of our care and treatment.

Our Occupational Therapists enable service users to adapt to any aspect of their life with more independence, confidence and control. Considering the service user’s own views carefully, you will assess their abilities to perform activities and design treatment programmes to increase their capability to tackle difficulties. As part of our multidisciplinary team, you will help service users to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity.

 

What we’d like from you:

  • BSc in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registered
  • Proven experience in mental health and knowledge of the Mental Health Act
  • Patient centric & commitment to delivering high quality care
  • Fine tuned decision making skills
  • Excellent organisational capability
  • Effective communication skills

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Enhanced Maternity pay inline with NHS.
  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Just Drive scheme
  • SMART Pension option

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

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.

Job Description

Occupational_Therapist.pdf

Closing Date

30/06/2022