Location
Priory Hospital Preston, Rosemary Lane, Bartle, Preston, PR4 0HB
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Part Time
Salary
£10,436 per annum
Hours
22.5 hrs p/wk
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 difficulties 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 Location Description

The Priory Hospital Preston is an independent adult mental health hospital, specialising in the management and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems. The Eating Disorders and Acute Mental Health services at the hospital work in partnership with the NHS to provide the best quality outcomes for all the patients in our care.

Opened in 1998, the hospital has established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of services delivered across two sites. The hospital has residential facilities for 22 patients. Our highly experienced team includes consultant psychiatrists, accredited therapists, counsellors, nurses and support staff. We also have an Activities Co-ordinator who offers tailored daily activities focusing on the individual needs of each patient.

The Priory Hospital Preston now includes the Bartle Unit (formerly Sion House) which is a specialist eating disorder unit.

Job Advert Role Description

Due to expansion we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic, professional Medical Secretary, who will work in our busy reception area, where you will create the important first impression for the Hospital You will be a strong communicator, with a good standard of spoken English, excellent telephone manner, organisational skills with a calm and flexible approach to varied demands of the role.

Switchboard experience, audio typing and a good working knowledge of Microsoft office is essential. You will be required to take minutes of meetings, cover the reception area working independently and as part of the administration team.

You will understand the responsibilities of working with confidential and sensitive information. NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Administration would be an advantage.

Come and visit us at our RECRUITMENT OPEN DAY on Thursday 8th February from 12pm - 8pm to find out all about the opportunities available.

  

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.

Disclosure

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.

Closing Date
01/03/2018