Ellingham hospital is a 44 bedded hospital offering assessment, treatment and rehabilitation to young people within the age range of 12 to 25 years old. Cherry oak ward is a low secure 10 bedded mixed unit and caters specifically to the needs of young people who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties and also demonstrate some level of functional impairment, which may be attributable to a learning disability, a neurodevelopmental diagnosis (e.g. autism, ADHD). Woodlands is a 10 bedded adolescent mixed ward catering specifically for young people who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties and also demonstrate some level of functional impairment, which may be attributable to a learning disability, a neurodevelopmental diagnosis (e.g. autism, ADHD), or another neurological issue (e.g. brain injury).
Redwood consists of 2 wards for adults age 18 and over with an acute mental health problems. The hospital is supported by a robust multi-disciplinary team of professionals including psychiatrist, psychologist speech & language therapist, Occupational therapist, nurses, social worker and a family therapist.
There is also an Ofsted registered school on site supporting the young people with their education.
To provide a comprehensive and specialist Family Therapy Service to young people at Ellingham Hospital and their families.
• Undertake Family Therapy, carers and psychosocial assessments and disseminate reports and summaries of such, depending on the nature of the interventions undertaken.
• Offer advice and consultation on the needs of the patients and their families, to colleagues and to others, including non-professionals and carers,
• To participate (under the direction of the Consultant Psychologist) in contributing to regional audits as well as the research programme for the hospital
• To have the capacity to work autonomously and within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the Ellingham Hospital’s policies and procedures.
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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.
£40k - 45k per year