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Medical Secretary

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Priory Hospital Church Village, Church Road, Tonteg, Nr Pontypridd, CF38 1HE

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Part 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

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 Role Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time medical secretary to join the team on a temporary fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

Priory Hospital Church Village is a locked rehabilitation service, providing assessment and treatment for women between the ages of 18 and 65 with a mild to moderate learning disability, who may also have a personality disorder and associated mental health problems. The hospital had 10 beds on the main ward, with a 2 bedroom step down bungalow on site.


The Role

-Provides efficient and effective secretarial support to the Consultant Psychiatrist, including typing, telephone enquiries, diary management, arrangement of CPA’s/CTR’s, meeting and greeting visitors and other administrative tasks as appropriate.

-Recognises the level of importance of particular enquiries, issues or callers and applies the appropriate prioritisation to ensure the highest level of service.

-Ensures that all documentation is correctly filed, in order that financial, regulatory and other auditors can be satisfied via the efficient recovery of key documents of initial entry.

-Updates patient details within Priory database systems, ensuring accuracy of all data input.

-Handles all external and internal enquiries relating to the Consultant, directing queries as appropriate.

-Generally, the role holder will work within existing procedures and processes, however, there will occasionally be the need for more adaptive thinking, particularly when dealing with patients, and their relatives etc.

 -General admin duties as required for the effective running of the service.

Experience Required

-The role holder should be educated to GCSE (Grades A-C) or equivalent standard, and should possess excellent keyboard skills and an intermediate level of proficiency for the standard range of office applications. An understanding of medical terminology is required, as are audio-typing abilities.

-Experience within an administrative, customer service, clinical or other appropriate background.

-A strong sense of responsibility & ownership

-Willingness to learn

-Excellent written and face to face communication skills

-Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude

-Quality orientation

What we offer

•Starting 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays pro rata (increased up to 30 days with continued service)

•Birthday Holiday - (Yes an extra day’s holiday for your birthday!)

•Free on-site parking

•SMART Childcare Vouchers

•SMART Pension

•Online benefits and cashback rewards such as Cycle to work scheme


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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