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Occupational Therapist

Priory Group

Job Description

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Hospital Bristol offers calming and recovery focused inpatient treatment for service users as well as day care and outpatient services. Personalised treatment programmes are delivered by our multidisciplinary team, specialising in the management and treatment of acute and complex mental health problems.

Job Advert Role Description

As an occupational therapist you will be responsible for managing your own caseload of patients from three acute wards, using evidence based and patient centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions, which provide patients with the confidence, skills and coping strategies required for independent living. You will have autonomy over your own caseload and authority for day to day clinical decisions.

You should be able to supervise and delegate responsibilities to more junior staff, as well as liaise and communicate effectively with MDT members, community organisations, carers and funders. You will be expected to contribute to developing the occupational therapy service and be an active team member within a supportive occupational therapy team.

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
  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Enhanced Maternity inline with NHS
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Just Drive scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option
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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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