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Priory Hospital Bristol, Heath House Lane, Stapleton, BS16 1EQ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£20 per hour



Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Bristol is part of the Healthcare Division of Priory Group and has 77 beds over eight wards varying from Eating Disorders, Acute Mental Health, Adult Psychiatric Intensive Care, Huntingdon’s and Dementia.


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic, qualified physiotherapist to work in our Rehabilitation and Recovery ward.  We are looking for someone who has experience of working in mental health and ideally an inpatient setting. The patients needing physiotherapy  care on the ward will present with a range of issues including neurodegenerative diagnosis, dementia and complex mental and physical health needs. This role would sit alongside the existing therapies team including psychology and occupational therapy.

You will use relevant outcome measures and evaluation of treatments alongside current evidence based practice.

You will be capable of working collaboratively with a wider clinical team and have knowledge of other disciplines and their role.

You will manage your own caseload, co-operate with other therapists and supervise Student Physiotherapists to organise, prioritise and deliver therapy to meet patients’ clinical needs.

You will hold Physiotherapy Degree (Bsc/Msc), be HCPC Registered, and have evidence of CPD, ideally, in a mental health service.


What we'd like to give you:

  • A competitive salary with enhancements for working on weekends, nights and overtime.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing by a further 2 days after 5 year’s service.)
  • Opportunities to develop and progress in a wide variety of care   settings.
  • Free Parking on site
  • Supplemented meals
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Disclosure check cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Refer a friend bonuses
  • Long service awards

Due to limits on sponsorship allocations we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review.

Division DBS info

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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