Activity Co-ordinator - Orchard

Location
Cheadle
Salary
£8,706.75 - 8,706.75 per year
Posted
25 Mar 2019
Closes
22 Apr 2019
Ref
PRI26935-15
Contact
Amore .
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Job Type
Permanent
Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve? 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.  

Priory Group is the UK’S leading independent provider of mental health care and education services.  We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment.

 

The Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal is a specialist provider of complex mental health services, providing clinical excellence in our eating disorders, adolescent, rehabilitation and PICU services.

 

Young People’s Service:

Cheadle Royal Hospital operates a comprehensive inpatient mental health service for young people aged between 13 and 18 years, comprising open acute and psychiatric intensive care services.

 

Orchard is a 15 bedded mixed acute ward for young people aged 13 - 18 with a range of mental health needs.  

 

We provide a structured and safe environment. We have a highly skilled multidisciplinary group who can offer a wide range of interventions.

 

We strive to work in collaboration with all disciplines; including working very closely with families / carers to ensure that all care provided enhances the recovery process to the maximum.  

An opportunity has arisen for a part time Acitivty Coordinator on our Orchard Ward.

 

This post is at the level of a Lead Healthcare Assistant. A background in Healthcare is desirable and the successful candidate will be motivated and confident to engage the young people on this ward in a range of activities.

 

The job holder will coordinate social and recreational activities for service users. This will include activities such as arts & crafts, quiszzes, competitions, games and projects.

 

You will be expected to run a programme of activities with a specific client group. This will include weekday evenings between 5.30pm and 9.00pm and also during the day at weekends. Times and days can be negotiated.

 

If you require any further information about the role please contact the HR Recruitment Team on 0161 428 9511 ext: 5901

  We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/

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.