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Solihull, Showell Lane, Meriden, Coventry, CV7 7HZ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Solihull are recruiting for an Occupational Therapy Assistant

We are looking to recruit a dynamic individual to join our Occupational Therapy Team as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a positive, creative and an imaginative approach to problem solving and delivering therapeutic activities in a Rehabilitation and Recovery setting.

You will work with the Occupational Therapist in producing an Activities Programme for patients.

As part of a wider Multi-disciplinary team the Occupational Therapy Assistant will assist our Occupational Therapist, Healthcare Assistants and Nurses in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual care plans.

Alongside the Occupational Therapist, the ideal candidate will respond to referrals made by the therapy team supporting the completion of risk-assessments and support plans to best meet the needs of individual patients.

The successful candidate will have excellent listening, communication and report writing skills. You will be motivated, highly reliable and able to work within an emotionally demanding environment.

You will collaborate with professional and clinical colleagues, participating in departmental meetings and occasionally contributing at case conferences or multi-disciplinary team meetings as directed

The successful candidate will provide support and facilitate individual and group sessions to our patients, working collaboratively with individuals to promote their recovery and enhance their social inclusion

You will need to maintain accurate and up-to-date records ensuring important information, observations and events are recorded and/or reported as appropriate in accordance with Priory policies and procedures

It is desirable that you will have relevant experience within mental health services.     


Priory Hospital Solihull is a Rehabilitation and Recovery service for adult men. Woodland View has 31 beds spread across 3 wards with a defined care pathway for our service users. Based in the picturesque village of Meriden, we offer a number of benefits on site including:-

  • 30 Days Annual Leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Free parking
  • Supplemented meals for all staff
  • Monthly staff appreciation events
  • CPD training and development for all staff
  • Access to Priory benefits including pension scheme amongst many other benefits

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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.

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. 


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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