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The Priory Hospital Hayes Grove is a private 46-bed acute psychiatric hospital for adults, located on the edge of London in Hayes, Kent. The hospital provides care and treatment for patients with a wide range of Mental Health issues both as inpatients and day patients. Hayes Grove specialises in providing care for patients with Acute mental health conditions, addiction issues - both drug and alcohol, and also has specialist Eating Disorders and Aspergers units. The hospital is situated close to excellent transport links to central London, Croydon and Bromley areas and parking is available locally.
We are currently looking for a qualified Occupational Therapist (OT) to work with patients mainly on our Eating Disorder Unit, but also with some work on our Acute Psychiatric Unit and occasionally on our Autism unit. This position is for maternity cover for 12 months.
Applicants will be required to:
Carry out OT assessments to identify patient needs before planning and delivering the appropriate interventions on either an individual or group basis.
Manage and co-ordinate individual OT treatment plans, facilitate groups and oversee the unit programmes.
Write up regular OT reports and to attend multi-disciplinary meetings.
Ensure effective and efficient management of occupational therapy assistants.
Provide clinical supervision to member of the occupational therapy team.
Develop close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues ensuring clinical practice is in line with Priory policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards.
Maintain effective communication links with patients, relatives and carers.
HCPC registration is essential and previous experience in mental health specifically eating disorders would be preferred.
Good communication skills and a flexible approach are essential.
In addition to the salary, we offer regular supervision, excellent working conditions and a range of benefits including training opportunities and a company pension scheme.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sarahlovegrove@priorygroup.com
The Priory Hayes Grove offers a range of benefits including 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays pro rata, your Birthday as an extra days annual leave, online benefits and cashback rewards and subsidised meals.
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.