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Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division



£35K - £38K FTE dependent on experience


30 and 37.5 hours

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert Role Description

Russell House is a specialist inpatient unit for adults with severe eating disorders. Situated within the grounds of Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, the eating disorder team work closely with the NHS to provide intensive treatment for people suffering with conditions such as anorexia, bulimia or atypical eating disorders.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Occupational Therapist to join our specialist eating disorder team. The Occupational Therapist will provide assistance to professional and clinical staff with the planning, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic activities in order to improve mental, emotional well-being and quality of life for our patients.

We are currently looking for a part time (30 hours) and a full time (37.5 hours) member of the team. 



• BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy together with full RCOT membership and HCPC registration.


The right person for the role:

Suitable applicants should have a minimum of one year's experience gained within a related clinical or therapeutic environment. It is desirable that the post-holder will have experience managing a caseload of service users with complex needs.


The successful candidate will:

1. Manage a clinical caseload of patients with complex mental health needs.

2. Consider both physical and mental health needs as part of the occupational therapy assessment and treatment.

3. Plan and implement specialist individual and/or group interventions collaboratively, to enable patients to achieve valued goals and satisfactory occupational performance outcomes.

4. Maintain accurate and timely records detailing each patient’s rehabilitation / progress. This will include the provision of specialist occupational therapy and CPA reports.

5. Ensure the effective and efficient management and supervision of Therapy Assistants.

6. Maintain close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is in line with Priory policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards.

7. Maintain effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers and purchasers, throughout every patient’s treatment.   

8. Contribute to the development and evaluation of the Occupational Therapy service at Cheadle Royal Hospital.

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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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