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Reference

PRI67083

Location

Priory Hospital Dorking, South Terrace, Harrowlands Park, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 2RA

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£20,531 Per Annum

Hours

37.5 hours per week including weekend work

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Hospital Dorking

Priory Hospital Dorking is an 18 acute male admission hospital.

Our comprehensive multi-disciplinary team pride our selves on our ability to work both with enduring mental illness but also those who struggle with regulating emotions, acts of impulsivity and managing relationships.

The hospital is set in picturesque grounds overlooking the Surrey Hills and has extensive facilities including onsite Gym, Purpose Built OT Kitchen as well as Occupational Facilities. You will also have free access to the onsite gym facilities.

As a member of the team, you will be encouraged to let your creative side flow, positively contributing to the sites success. You will also have free access to the onsite gym facilities.

Job Advert Role Description

Responsibilities:

  • To work as part of the OT team providing activities, facilitating leave, therapeutic groups, 1:1 interventions and other recreational activities; observing recording and reporting patient responses
  • Assist with the reception, orientation and induction of new patients, ensuring they are comfortable and familiar with the environment and to impart essential information regarding emergency procedure.
  • Ensure the effective, timely and accurate updating of clinical records, case files and computerised information systems as directed
  • Contribute to surveys, audits and clinical research projects assisting with the collection analysis and presentation of data and information as directed.
  • Support the OT in successfully meeting the unit objectives. Also increasing the quality of service to attract potential new service users.
  • To support and encourage patients to care for their personal belongings, personal space, and immediate environment.
  • To work with patients in the making of beds, attending to personal laundry, and completing personal hygiene tasks
  • To complete tasks relating to environmental management of OT areas as directed by the OT professional Lead

 

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to empathise with patients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Listening skills
  • De-escalation & diversion skills

 

Experience:

  • Six month’s experience in a caring environment is preferred but not essential
  • Experience of working with people who have mental health problems or a learning disability is preferred.
  • Some experience of engaging others in group activities is desirable

 

Benefits we offer are:

  • A World Class Employee Assistance programme
  • Flexible benefits (including preferential rates and access to schemes such as gym membership, IT, private healthcare)
  • Shopping discounts
  •  Free onsite meals and free onsite parking
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • 25 Days annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • Career Development and continuous learning and development
  • Full Extensive Training Induction plus opportunities to do further training while in the role.  
  • Free access to the onsite gym facilities   

 

About Priory Hospital Dorking: 

Priory Hospital Dorking is an 18 acute male admission hospital.

Our comprehensive multi-disciplinary team pride our selves on our ability to work both with enduring mental illness but also those who struggle with regulating emotions, acts of impulsivity and managing relationships.

The hospital is set in picturesque grounds overlooking the Surrey Hills and has extensive facilities including onsite Gym, Purpose Built OT Kitchen as well as Occupational Facililties. You will also have free access to the onsite gym facilities.

As a member of the team, you will be encouraged to let your creative side flow, positively contributing to the sites success. You will also have free access to the onsite gym facilities.

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory 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 and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application. Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

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. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Closing Date

07/10/2022