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Priory Hospital Dewsbury, York Road, Earlsheaton, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF12 7LB





Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

Set within a safe and therapeutic environment, the Priory Hospital Dewsbury is a 32 bedded locked service, supporting two different service user groups:
• Hartley Ward is a 16 bed ward that focuses upon the active rehabilitation of men with mental health issues. The emphasis is upon stabilising mental health, reducing risks and enhancing independent living skills, with a view to reintegration into the community. 
• Jubilee Ward is a 16 bed ward that supports men with dementia, and behaviours that challenge

The Priory Hospital Dewsbury has an opening for an Activities Co-Ordinator.

The activity co-ordinator is a healthcare professional who creates and coordinates enrichment activity programmes for our residents. 

There’s no such thing as a typical day in Occupational Therapy, with a range of activities on offer, you might find yourself running a trip to the cinema on one day, and leading a messy painting session the next! The possibilities are endless, and anyone with a creative mind and interest in patient care will thrive in this role.

We also welcome applications from Occupational Therapist trainees and those with previous experience in patient therapy. It is an exciting time to join us here at the Priory, and every member of the team makes a real difference to the lives of our patients.

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.

No agencies please

If you forward any CV’s to the Priory Group and you are not on the Priory Group PSL and have not been asked to work on the above role we will accept the CV’as a gift.