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

Priory Group Division






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.

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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.

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 Pre-Employment checks. 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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