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Senior Occupational Therapist




Llanarth Court, Llanarth, Nr Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 2YD

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£36,000 per annum



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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.

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Llanarth Court Hospital is a large forensic mental health hospital providing a secure environment consisiting of medium, low and open rehabilitation settings  for men and women with mental illness and or personality disorder.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of an expanding Therapy Service. We are looking for a highly motivated and creative Senior Occupational Therapist to join our Occupational Therapy team at Llanarth Court Hospital. The candidate should have good leadership and communication skills. The role will be to provide a high quality service that meets the needs of the patient groups on our busy forensic wards.

The role of the Senior Occupational Therapist will include managing members of the therapy team, overseeing service provision in a variety of areas and providing supervision to junior staff.  The role will also involve delivering a range of innovative interventions that motivate and engage individuals to improve their occupational skills  and mental wellbeing. There will be opportunities for assessing, intervening and evaluating progress in line with MDT care plans. The post requires someone who is willing to find new and creative ways to work with clients with a range of presenting difficulties.  

Responsibilities will also include being involved in reducing restrictive interventions (including being involved in managing incidents of violence and aggression where required), good clinical note taking, planning skills, good time management and engagement in department meetings and supervision.

Qualification - Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy and registration with the HCPC.

Experience - experience of working in a healthcare setting and/or working with clients with mental health diagnosis or challenging behaviours would be desirable. However, there will be training and learning opportunities. Supervision will be provided by a qualified clinician.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Margaret Davies or Karen Redding, Joint Heads of Therapy on 01873841285 or /

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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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