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Kemple View, Longsight Road, Langho, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB6 8AD

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

The Therapy Services at Kemple View aim to provide bespoke and individualised treatment pathways for male patients with complex mental health, recovery needs and risk profiles. Therapy Services include Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy and education, in both our Low Secure and Rehabilitation and Recovery 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.

Due to a promotion, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Occupational Therapist to join our team and help our "outstanding" service continue to develop. Working alongside an established team this role will enable the successful applicant to develop their varied occupational therapy skills, across a range of core areas (including physical) and within secure mental health services: there are extensive on site facilities and links with the community. Successful applicants will get the opportunities to develop their skills in occupational therapy with a range of complex male patients, including those with mental illnesses, personality disorders, significant physical health impairments and cognitive impairments.

You would also have the opportunity to work within the Psychology and Social Work departments, as part of the wider work of Therapy Services.

Exciting opportunity for a newly qualified Graduate OT to join our established "outstanding" OT service at Kemple View Hospital. Working under supervision, 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 expansion 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.

For your hard work and dedication to Priory, we can offer a wide range of benefits:

A competitive salary
25 days annual leave (increasing to 27 days after 5 years of service and 30 days after 10 years’ service)
Birthday Leave
Enhanced maternity pay
Contributory pension scheme
Opportunities to develop and train in a wide variety of care settings
Wellbeing initiatives
Support and training from the beginning of your career
Free car parking
Flexible working
Free on site meals
Access to Employee Assistant programme and other wellness programmes
Employee benefits scheme (e.g. discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme)

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role or you would like to know more please contact Kate Jennings on 01254 243000 or


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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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