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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 - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health illness to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Role Description

Role: Occupational Therapist
Location: Stockton Hall Hospital, York 
Speciality: Female services
Hours: Full time, Monday – Friday 37.5 hours (flexible working would be considered)

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated occupational therapist to join our team of forensic occupational therapists and therapy assistants. The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing specialist assessments and therapeutic interventions to detained female patients within our 12 bedded medium secure ward. 

You will work with a variety of conditions which are often complex and challenging and will require a good knowledge of occupational therapy input into risk assessment and risk management. Standardised clinical tools based on the Model of Human Occupation will be utilised where the post holder has identified their appropriateness using specialist knowledge. 
Our commitment to individual clinical and management supervision and continuing professional development will support you in this specialist role. The suitable candidate will have the opportunity to supervise other members of the occupational therapy team, as well as contribute to service developments. 

You will act as a positive role model promoting the value of occupation, as well as upholding the values of the Priory Group. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested and committed to delivering excellent care within a safe, secure, and therapeutic environment.
Previous experience of working in female and/or secure services or in-patient services would be beneficial, however we are keen to hear from candidates who have an interest in working in female services.  

For your hard work and dedication to Priory, we will offer you a wide range of benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave (increasing to 27 days after 5 years of service and 30 days after 10 years service)
  • Birthday Leave
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Opportunities to develop and train in a wide variety of care settings
  • Support and training from the beginning of your career
  • Supplemented meals
  • Access to Employee Assistant programme and other wellness programmes
  • Employee benefits scheme (e.g. discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme)

Please refer to the Job Description for more information
For informal enquiries, please contact Vicki Ray, Lead Occupational Therapist on 01904 400500 

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.

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