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Intake Assessor

We’re looking for an Intake Assessor to join our growing Admissions team!

The Intake Assessor role is a dynamic post supporting a fast-paced and busy admissions team.

The Eating Disorders Intake Assessor role is a unique and dynamic role within the Admissions team at Orri. Leaning into excellent communication skills and a strong knowledge of psychology and mental health, with a preference for eating disorder experience, the post holder will support clients in their journey into treatment.

The Intake Assessor’s role is to conduct comprehensive admissions assessments for prospective clients exploring treatment with Orri. The assessments span from 60 to 120 minutes and cover a wide scope of exploring details related to the client’s current and historic presentation, mental health and medical diagnoses/ considerations, comprehensive dietetic assessment, personal and family history, safeguarding considerations, historic and active risks, etc.

The post holder should be someone who embodies the values of Orri, can conduct themselves in a professional and compassionate manner, and is able to hold a safe space for the prospective client to feel comfortable and supported. Beyond the assessments themselves, the Intake Assessor works collaboratively with the wider Admissions and Clinical teams to ensure appropriate treatment recommendations are formulated for each prospective client.

The post holder should have strong clinical note taking and reporting skills, as well as team collaboration and communication skills. The post holder will be expected to engage with monthly supervision sessions for their personal wellbeing and professional development.

The post holder will be highly organised and proactive, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, and to manage and prioritise a varied and busy workload. The post requires a positive and hands on attitude and approach; with empathy, influencing and interpersonal skills.

If this sounds like the job for you, get in touch! We’d love to hear from you.