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Activity Co-ordinator




Suttons Manor, London Road, Stapleford Tawney, Romford, Essex, RM4 1BF

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert - Division Information


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants.

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.

Suttons Manor is a specialist low secure forensic service for men who are over the age of 50. Care is provided over two wards, both of which are 13 bedded male units and offer an age appropriate environment for those who also have a mental health/personality disorder and/or dementia, in need of physical health care needs.

The hospital is set in its own attractive grounds of over 9 acres near the town of Romford in Essex. Convenient access is provided by the M25, and the nearby underground station at Theydon Bois, which is on the Central Line, or rail station at Romford

Job Advert Role Description

The job holder will coordinate Therapeutic and recreational activities for service users. This will include activities such as arts & crafts, horticulture, swimming, quizzes, competitions, games and projects.


 We are seeking an Activity Co-ordinator who can adopt an active ward-based role in planning and co-ordinating patient activities through proactive engagement of the patient population and members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team.


Our Activity Co-ordinator role includes:

•           On a daily basis, monitoring programme activity and being proactive in ensuring that meaningful therapeutic activity is provided in a safe and therapeutic environment

•           Working collaboratively with the Multi-Disciplinary Team members on patient activity

•           Contributing to the creation of patient and ward timetables, ensuring that patients have access to therapeutic interventions to meet their recovery needs and are provided with a range of activities to promote healthier lifestyles and skill development.

•           Providing effective and accurate clinical entries and outcome of activities using an electronic patient database system

•           UK driving license essential providing community based activities.


You will be expected to run a programme of activities with a specific client group. This will include early and late shifts during weekdays and some weekend shifts.

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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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