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Ward Clerk - Meadows CAMHS

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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£13,260 per annum


30 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information


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Job Advert Location Description

Priory Group is the UK’S leading independent provider of mental health care and education services.  We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment.

The Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal is a specialist provider of complex mental health services, providing clinical excellence in our eating disorders, adolescent, rehabilitation and PICU services.

Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking to recruit a Ward Clerk on Meadows CAMHS PICU.

Meadows is a 10 bedded child and adolescent mixed psychiatric intensive care unit which offers assessments and treatment to young people, male and female up to 18, and with complex needs.

We have a highly skilled multidisciplinary team who can offer a wide range of interventions. Meadows is one of only a few specialist child and adolescent psychiatric intensive care units in the UK.


We strive to work in collaboration with all disciplines; including working very closely with families / carers and patient's home team to ensure that all care provided enhances the recovery process. 


The successful applicant will have a minimum of one years experience working within an administrative, customer service, clinical or other appropriate background. This role of the ward clerk is ward based.  In addition the role is a key and central team member carrying out ward clerk duties and supporting the nursing team.  


Educated to GCSE (Grades A-C) or equivalent standard, and should possess a good working knowledge of Excel and have excellent and competent IT skills. The post holder will be required to organise and prioritise their own work within established procedures and processes. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the ability to manage and prioritise a workload.  In addition the ward clerk will have face to face contact with patients, relatives and other professionals.


Key accountabilities of the role are to maintain patient files, update patient information systems, manage records, input data onto incident reporting system, maintain records, manage day to day funds for the unit, answer ward phone, administrative duties and assist the management team of the unit. 


Benefits include Annual leave entitlement of 33 days (includes 8 bank/public holidays) pro rata, with additional leave for long service, a contributory pension.


If you require any further information about the role please contact the HR Department on 0161 428 9511 ext: 5001.

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.


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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