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Security Administrator




St John's House, St John's House, Lion Road, Palgrave, IP22 1BA

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£17,773.22 per annum


37.5 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.


Job Advert Location Description

Our service is based on the Norfolk/Suffolk border and provides a range of assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and specialist residential services to over 90 adults with a learning disability in a range of different environments suited to their individual needs including medium, low secure and rehabilitation.

In addition to a learning disability, many of our patients have complex needs including forensic histories, mental illness, ASC and Personality Disorders.  Most patients are detained under the Mental Health Act 1983.


Job Advert Role Description

Our Security Administrator will:-

Provide a full Reception and Administration Service at St John’s House Medium Secure unit. This service is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and so the role will involve shift working to include nights, weekends and bank holidays.

Be responsible for greeting all visitors, contractors and staff to the hospital; manage all access and egress to the secure areas of the hospital including the management of all security related equipment.

Be responsible for answering and transferring all telephone calls to the hospital.


To be successful as Security Administrator, you'll need:

Ideally, but not essential, as full training will be given:

Experience in a similar environment; IT skills including Word, Excel and Outlook.

Good communication skills; the ability to work on own initiative as well being part of a team. You will also need the abiilty to work accurately and pay attention to detail even when under pressure, together with being able to prolem solve, prioritise and manage time.

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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