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Priory Hospital Ticehurst, Ticehurst, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 7HU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





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

Set in 48 acres of grounds, Priory Hospital Ticehurst provides a calming and therapeutic environment, specialising in the management and treatment of mental health problems. The hospital has residential facilities for 69 service users, as well as offering outpatient services.

Our highly experienced team, including consultant psychiatrists, therapists, nurses and support staff, have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care.

Job Advert Role Description

The role of the Paramedic is to work as an effective member of the Multi-Disciplinary team, to promote the best interests of the patients and carers and ensure that prescribed care is effectively implemented. The service requires an individual to have the ability to work effectively as part of a multi professional team within a psychiatric intensive care unit, in line with the protocols and policies of the Priory Group.


The post holder must always work within the scope of professional practice and under the leadership of the nurse in charge.  They will provide high quality care and minor injury treatment to patients with both primary care and acute mental health care needs in a CAHMS setting by playing an active part in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the patients care.


The role requires the post holder to function autonomously and as part of a team always within the sphere of competency, whilst being a support and resource to less experienced members of staff.  The role requires the ability to assess patients, plan their care, administer treatment and/or refer them as appropriate to other healthcare professionals/external agencies.


We will offer a competitive salary plus generous enhancements of 20% for unsociable hours and evenings, 50%  on bank holidays and 30% overtime. Staff working on our new PICU will receive an additional allowance of £1,000 per annum. The role also boasts access to benefits within a Priory Group portal and an enticing company pension scheme. Benefits include a competitive salary, shift enhancements, a contributory pension scheme, supervision, career development, childcare vouchers, subsidised staff restaurant and free parking.

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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