Graduate Occupational Therapist
- Blackburn, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
- £22.5k per year
Kemple View is a hospital with 6 wards including Low Secure and Locked Rehab for male service users only. Many of our patients have previously been in high, medium or low security. We aim to work collaboratively with our patients enabling them to take increasing responsibility for managing their own risks leading to a controlled and graded discharge. Where a patient requires greatest support we offer contextual risk management, enhancing compliance and aim to improve their quality of life. We serve the patient, carers and visitors. Kemple View also has a dedicated and purpose-built ward offering Low Secure Forensic Specialist Older Age service for patients over the age of 50. The Therapy Services at Kemple View aim to provide bespoke and individualised treatment pathways for patients with complex mental health, recovery needs and risk profiles. The services include Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy and education for adult males detained in either our Low Secure or Locked Rehabilitation settings.. Therapy services staff work together as part of identified Multi-Disciplinary Teams with our nursing and medical colleagues, using positive psychology approaches with patients that aim to motivate, engage, develop and practice skills to achieve life goals and promote long term change to progress through the identified care pathways. Exciting opportunity for a Graduate Occupational Therapist to join our established modern OT service at Kemple View Hospital. Working under the supervision of experienced forensic OTs, and alongside educators, technical instructors and social activity staff, you will be involved in a wide range of work, including assessing patient's needs using both standardized and functional assessments, delivering 1:1 and group based interventions and being a valued and core member of the MDT's. You will contribute to the delivery and development of our OT various treatment pathways; including vocational placements in the local community as well as on site Real Work opportunities. Our modern extensive facilities include the following: art room, rehabilitation kitchens, group rooms, music room, large sports hall, conditioning suite, computer suite, job club, cafe, shop, extensive grounds, a woodland walk, and horticultural and animal care areas. 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.