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Security Lodge Receptionist




Stockton Hall, The Village, Stockton-on-the-Forest, York, YO32 9UN

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




37.5 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.



Job Advert Location Description

Stockton Hall is a highly specialist hospital where patients requiring a medium secure care setting can maximise value from therapeutic interventions. Our services have produced excellent recovery results for patients and they are able to progress to low secure or locked rehabilitation if possible.

The facility is split across seven wards as follows:

16 bedded female ward - Mental Health and Personality Disorder
16 bedded male ward - Personality Disorder
8 bedded elderly male ward - for those with a settled in presentation in need of rehabilitation for mental illness and/or personality disorders
Two 24 bedded male wards for mental health focus

Job Advert Role Description

Job Summary:

  • Ensure the smooth running of the security systems / restricted key management systems
  • To respond to security and fire/medical alarms
  • To project a positive image of the company
  • Undertake driving duties, as requested
  • Monitor and operate the Hospital's CCTV system
  • Administrative tasks associated with the operation of the security reception
  • Any other reasonable task as requested by line managers
  • Ensure external security of the Hospital by conducting perimeter patrols

Shift pattern : the position will provide cover over 24 hours therefore will involve some night and weekend working


To be successful as Secure Receptionist, you'll need:


Skills and Experience

  • Ability to work as part of a team and a mature outlook together with a flexible approach are essential
  • Preferred previous security/reception experience
  • Previous experience of using computers (desirable) and using databases
  • Over 21 years of age for vehicle insurance purposes



  • First Aid at Work Certficate would be an advantage
  • Clean drivers licence


About our benefits     

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits: 


•33 days' annual leave including bank holidays (at commencement of employment)

•A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

•Private Medical Insurance Scheme

•Life Assurance

•Free meals/refreshments when on duty

•Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services

•Continuous learning and development

•Childcare vouchers

•Career development

•Personal health insurance

•An employee assistance programme

•Voluntary Benefits



Division DBS info

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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.

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