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Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time




22.5 hours

Job Advert Role Description

Cheadle Royal Hospital operates a comprehensive inpatient mental health service for young people aged between 13 and 18 years, comprising open acute, low secure and psychiatric intensive care service. The Young People’s Service is made up of three wards; Meadows, Orchard and Woodlands. These Wards offers care for young people with a range of mental health presentations.

There is a current vacacny for a part time (22.5 hours/3 days) occupational therapist to join the team. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying a clinical caseload on Orchard General Acute Unit.  

The ward provides care for up to fifteen young people who present with a range of mental health difficulties and who are presenting with acute needs or risks that cannot be managed in the community.

The aim of the admissions is to provide stablisation and brief, impactful therapeutic support and intervention to allow young people to be safely discharged.

The post holder will be responsible for providing occupational therapy assessment and treatment of a designated case load within the frame work of an established programme; involving the following:

•To ensure ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the Occupational Therapy process in line with sound evidence based practice.

•To attend and contribute to MDT, CPA, case conferences, referral meetings and nursing handover. To provide reports as required.

•To manage a defined caseload using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions and records all interventions.

•To develop skills and knowledge through participation in a Professional Development Planning process to meet the competency framework.


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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. 


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.

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