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Finance Administrator




North London Clinic, 15 Church Street, Edmonton, London, N9 9DY

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Up to £21,000



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.

The North London Clinic provides a full care pathway from medium secure, low secure to a locked rehabilitation wing. The full multidisciplinary team works with men who have a diagnosis of mental disorder and associated challenging behaviour.

Job Advert Role Description

Overall Objectives:


To establish and monitor systems to assist in the smooth running of the Finance Department. To administer the patient's benefits claims procedure and bank account.

Duties and Responsibilities:


Patient Finance:

To initiate and monitor the claiming of D.W.P. benefits on behalf of patients, follow up claims and respond to queries as appropriate

To run the patients bank account and petty cash float, providing cash, cheques and information as requested, maintaining appropriate records, reconciling the account on a weekly basis.

To print Purchase Orders from Sage.

To assist in other tasks in the Business Office as requested.

To co-operate in implementing the requirements of all Health, Safety and Environmental Legislation related to Codes of Practice and Safety Instructions.


Hospital Finance:

Ordering of Goods and Services

To ensure that the ordering of goods/services at the hospital is conducted in line with company policies and procedures.

To ensure all invoices and Purchase Orders are matched correctly and in accordance with the expenditure approval policy before they are dispatched to Head Office.

To deliver Purchase Orders onto the Purchase Ordering system prior to dispatch to Head Office.

Monitor and update purchasing spreadsheet provided by Head Office, to ensure timely payment of all Hospital invoices.

Chase up any paperwork and/or signatures required for above from relevant Heads of Department.

Ensure Purchase Orders are printed and distributed to originators on a regular basis to ensure all ordering is timely.

Prepare and maintain call of contracts for regularly used suppliers and keep same updated as budgets are used.


Additional Duties:

Assist with distribution of Hospital petty cash ensuring vouchers and receipts are correctly signed off and that company policies and procedures are followed.

Monitor own personal and professional development and seek regular appraisal and review of performance and progress.

Undertake any other tasks requested that are commensurate with the post. Training and Development

To attend mandatory and statutory training on an annual basis as required by PiC Policy and Procedure

To demonstrate an awareness of all hospital policies regarding safety and procedural, physical and relational security and to follow these policies at all times.



The post-holder must abide by the Data Protection Act (1984); in particular ensuring that personal information is not negligently nor unlawfully handled, nor disclosed to unauthorised persons.


Health & Safety:

To co-operate in implementing the requirements of all Health and Safety and Environmental Legislation related to Codes of Practice and Safety Instructions.


The duties described in this job description are not exhaustive and are subject to regular review by the post-holder and Hospital Director.

The successful applicant will need to be:

Proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and Excel. Good organisational abilities, with good time management skills.

Excellent telephone manner.

Articulate and numerate, with strong sense of self-motivation.

Able to work independently.


A flexible, collaborative attitude towards duties and responsibilities

The successful applicant will need to hold a GCSE in English or equivalence. They will also need experience of working in an office in an administrative role.


Personal attributes/skills needed for role:

Ability to communicate effectively with all health care providers, patients and families.

Demonstrated ability to display professional conduct at all times when dealing with fellow staff members, patients, families and the general public.

Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships. Ability to handle stressful situations.

Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

Accuracy, efficiency, timeliness, and diligence are displayed in the accomplishment of all assigned duties with a minimum of direct supervision.

Ability to prioritise duties and responsibilities.

Additional Information:

A DBS check is required, but will be arranged by Priory.     

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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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