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Llanarth Court, Llanarth, Nr Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 2YD

Priory Group Division



£28,407 - £34,581



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Llanarth Court Hospital is a 114 bedded  forensic hospital providing a secure environment consisting of medium, low and open rehabilitation settings  for men and women with mental illness and or personality disorder.     

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of an established Occupational Therapy Service. We are looking for a highly motivated and creative Occupational Therapist to join our Occupational Therapy Team at Llanarth Court Hospital. The team consists of a Senior OTs, OTs and Therapy Assistants both ward based and hospital wide. The candidate should have good therapeutic and communication skills. The role will be to provide a high quality service that meets the needs of the patient groups on our busy forensic wards.

The role of the Occupational Therapist will involve delivering a range of innovative interventions that motivate and engage individuals to improve their occupational skills  and mental wellbeing. There will be opportunities for assessing, intervening and evaluating progress in line with MDT care plans. The post requires someone who is willing and able to find new and creative ways to work with clients with a range of presenting difficulties.  

Responsibilities will also include being involved in reducing restrictive interventions, good clinical note taking, planning skills, good time management and engagement in department meetings and supervision.

Qualification - Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy and registration with the HCPC.

Experience - experience of working in a healthcare setting and/or working with clients with mental health diagnosis or challenging behaviours would be desirable. However, there will be training and learning opportunities. Supervision will be provided by a qualified clinician.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Karen Redding, Heads of Therapy on 01873841285 or


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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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