Occupational Therapy Assistant

2 days left

Location
Hassocks
Salary
£18k per year
Posted
21 Aug 2019
Closes
18 Sep 2019
Ref
PRI30463-710
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 Hospital Burgess Hill is located in beautiful West Sussex and offers the opportunity to gain experience across many specialist mental health disciplines including Secure Services, a DBT Locked Rehabilitation service, HDU Services and Acute care.

 

With a CQC rating of GOOD across all 5 Key Lines of Enquiry, you would be working in a forward thinking hospital supporting our patients recovery alongside a highly skilled and dedicated Multi-Disciplinary Team.

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 Hospital Burgess Hill is located in beautiful West Sussex and offers the opportunity to gain experience across many specialist mental health disciplines including Secure Services, a DBT Locked Rehabilitation service, HDU Services and Acute care.

With a CQC rating of GOOD across all 5 Key Lines of Enquiry, you would be working in a forward thinking hospital supporting our patients recovery alongside a highly skilled and dedicated Multi-Disciplinary Team.

 

 

We are currently looking for an Occupational Therapy Assistant to join our team based in Hassocks!

In this role you will support our Occupational Therapy department, being proactive in offering activities which will contribute to the daily engagement and recovery of our patients.

Your responsibilities:

 - Working alongside occupational therapy staff in the delivery of the ward programme

 - Running planned sessions independently or with other professionals.

 - Enabling patients to address specific needs in relation to health and well-being, respecting their dignity, wishes and beliefs and involving them in decision making and goals.

 - Identifying and assessing potential risks involved in managing safe practice for all activities within the hospital, outside of the ward and in the wider community.

 - Carrying out individual sessions on/off the ward and in community settings as directed by the multi-disciplinary team

 - Reporting back on agreed aspects of assessment, such as observations in groups and in individual sessions on patient's physical, social and emotional well-being

- Maintaining up to date and accurate clinical records in accordance with professional and departmental standards

 - Participating in induction and refresher training

What do we need from you?

 - Proven or accredited skills in Art, Music, Drama or Education.

 - Work experience within a mental health environment for a minimum of 6 months or within a professional caring situation, is desirable.

 - General education to GCSE level including Maths, English and IT

 - Hold a current UK driving licence

Our Benefits:

 - Relocation allowance (please get in touch for more details)

 - 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

 - A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

 - Life Assurance and healthcare cash plan

 - Career development

 - Flexible benefits (including preferential rates and access to schemes such as gym membership and shopping discounts)

 - Free meals and parking on site

If you would like to learn more please get in touch with our team on 01444 231 016, or email MarkSmith@priorygroup.com or MeganFrench2@priorygroup.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.

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