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Occupational Therapist (CAMHS)

Southgate, Norfolk, England

£30k per year


WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!! Knowing that you're making a difference to people's lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants.

Priory Healthcare is the UK's leading provider of private mental health care. 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 North London is renowned for its clinical excellence in the field of Acute Mental Health, Addiction, OCD and Adolescent Services.

Priory North London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and adults. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. Further information can be obtained from www.dbs.gov.uk

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic and enthusiastic CAMHS therapy team.

Experience within the mental health sector is essential, either as a qualified OT or through OT student clinical placements. Experience working with adolescents or young people is desirable.

The role involves individual and groupwork with young people aged 12-17 years experiencing a range of complex mental health presentations in an inpatient setting.

Using the MOHO framework, you will undertake OT assessments, interventions and evaluations for a designated caseload. You will form part of a welcoming multi-disciplinary team and will also receive clinical superivison from an Occupational Therapist. You will be able to facilitate a flexible programme of groups and individual interventions.

You must have good personal organisational skills and accomplishment to lifelong learning. You will have current HCPC registration with evidence of Continuing Professional Development.

Applicants will be required to:

  • Provide consultation and coordination regarding the therapeutic programme on the unit.

  • Engage the young people on the unit in therapeutic and meaningful occupations.

  • Provide 1:1 OT assessment and treatment based on the Model of Human Occupation (MOHO). This may include completing sensory assessments.

  • 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 specifically regarding risk assessment.

  • Demonstrate a robust ability to work in a high intensity/risk environment.

  • Provide excellent oral and written communication and possess exceptional organisational skills.

  • At times may be required to work flexible hours (occasional evenings if clinically needed).

BSc (Hons) or MSc in Occupational Therapy together with HCPC registration is required and previous experience would be preferred.

Knowledge of DBT skills would be an advantage but not essential as this training can be facilitated.

If you are an enthusiastic, authentic, motivated and highly present person then this could be the exciting and challenging role for you. An interest in and enjoyment of working with adolescents is essential.

In return for your commitment and hard work, we provide a good remuneration package, a contributory pension scheme plus excellent training opportunities. For further information about the post contact Lee Garey on######### ex 7168 or ######### , applications should be made on line by visiting ######### , they will be listed under Priory North London Southgate.

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.

Posted 42 days ago

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