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Grafton House, 51 The Drive, Kingsley, Northampton, NN1 4SH

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




37.5 Hours are 1000am to 1800pm Monday to Friday

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.



Job Advert Location Description

Grafton Manor provides highly specialised neuro-behavioural rehabilitation for men and women aged 18 years and older, with an acquired brain injury, including traumatic brain injury and strokes. The rehabilitation programme at Grafton Manor is particularly aimed at helping people who have experienced cognitive, behavioural and emotional changes as a consequence of brain injury to ensure they can access all areas of rehabilitation.

The site, set in a quiet village in peaceful countryside, includes an attractive, historic and purpose-fitted cottage called The Chantry, a flat and a studio flat. We also have two community houses situated in Kingsley just outside of Northampton.

The split consists of:

Grafton Manor - 12 beds
The Chantry - 5 beds
Cottage, Flat and Studio flat - 3 beds
Community Houses in Kingsley - 6 beds

This established care pathway of 26 beds enables people with acquired brain injury to maximise their independence at any stage of their post-acute recovery journey

Staff are provided with a comprehensive induction and ongoing training package to ensure they are equipped to deliver the highest standards of neurobehavioural rehabilitation

Job Advert Role Description

The Secretary/Receptionist is responsible for ensuring that all secretarial/reception support is provided for Grafton Manor and The Chantry. Based on Reception



Coordinate resident Progress Meetings and type and compile residents’ assessment reports.


Secretarial support including general office duties copy/digital audio typing, word processing, filing, photo copying, stationery ordering, looking after printer/fax/copier machines.


Greeting and providing refreshments for visitors and ensuring fire signing in procedures are followed, answering the telephone, dealing with outgoing mail, stationery ordering etc.


Ensure a quick and accurate turn around of work.


To act as Fire Marshall for Stable Block, offering guidance to any visitors as required.


Attend Manor Round each week and take minutes.  Tidy up minutes, arrange for checking and photocopy then distribute as soon as possible.


Taking minutes at meetings as and when necessary.



To ensure electronic patient records are kept accurately on the Carenotes system, including assisting with inputting referral information, i.e. funder details, contact details etc., admissions and discharges and keeping records up to date.

To deliver and collect mail, paperwork etc., as and when required between the buildings on site.


To assist the Hospital Director in inputting and sending the monthly NHS Safety Thermometer data.


To assist the Hospital Director in inputting the monthly Ward to Board template information for submission to Information Management.


Keeping information up to date and disseminating to appropriate team members, e.g. Keyworker & Named Nurse lists, internal telephone number lists etc.


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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. 
Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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