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Technical Instructor - EDU




Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£18,712.82 per annum, plus enhancements for nights, weekends and Bank holidays


37.5 per week 7.5hrs per day

Job Advert Role Description

A full-time vacancy has arisen for a Technical Instructor to join our specialist Eating Disorder team on Russell House. Our treatment programme aims to address both the physical consequences of the eating disorder, as well as the related underlying psychological, occupational and social factors. The service offers a comprehensive programme of therapeutic interventions which we are now hoping to extend across evenings and weekends.

The post holder will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team, facilitating therapeutic activities and interventions on a group and individual basis, under direction of the Occupational Therapist. They will also assist the Occupational Therapist in the assessment of patients’ functional needs and in the planning of group and individual therapeutic programmes.

The right person for the role:

Suitable applicants will therefore have at least one year’s work experience (either paid, voluntary or community work) of which at least 6 months must relate to working with individuals with mental health problems.

Applicants should be available to work alternate weekends and some evenings – job sharing between two part-time posts will also be considered.

It is desirable to display competency in one or more leisure/creative/practical activity and possess the ability to teach practical skills. Good communication skills, both written and verbal are required, as are good time management skills, and interested applicants must have the confidence and ability to work independently of a qualified Occupational Therapist.

What we offer in return:

- Free onsite parking

- Subsidised lunches

- Your birthday off

- 25 days holiday

- Online benefits and cashback rewards

- Career progression

- Ongoing training

- Enhanced maternity pay

If you are interested in applying for this position you will apply through

We look forward to you joining our team here at Cheadle!


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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.


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.

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