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Stockton Hall, The Village, Stockton-on-the-Forest, York, YO32 9UN

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

Priory Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK.


Based in the historic city of York, Stockton Hall Hospital is a medium secure 112 bedded unit spanning over 7 wards, caring for people with mental illness, personality disorders and learning disabilities.

OT Advert for Male Mental Illness Service

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified Occupational Therapist who has experience or a keen interest in working within a medium secure male mental illness service.  You will be part of a robust Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) supporting patients on a clear pathway to community reintegration.

The Occupational Therapy Service at Stockton Hall Hospital is a dynamic forward-thinking recovery focused service which consists of experienced forensic Occupational Therapists as well as a range of other professionals who have a diverse and varied skill set. This includes a designated Recovery Lead, Health and Leisure Instructors and a range of Technical Instructors who focus on various elements of an individual’s occupational recovery and rehabilitation.

Within your role you will be an autonomous practitioner undertaking both standardised and non-standardised functional assessments to identify patient’s strengths and needs to inform care planning, risk assessment and management, and skill development. 

You will be expected to apply the OT process through a structured model of practice (MOHO) and utilise your core-skills to assist patients to progress in their treatment pathway.

The Occupational Therapy service has a strong focus on developing transferable skills including vocational and real work opportunities both within the hospital and community. 

Your role will also involve delivering one to one and group-based interventions, report writing and partaking in service development opportunities. 

Working as an Occupational Therapist you will be receive a thorough induction and preceptorship, regular professional supervision and exciting CPD opportunities. 

We welcome interested applicants to visit the hospital and meet the team. 

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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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