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Ward Administrator




Priory Hospital Burgess Hill (D11), Gatehouse Lane, Goddards Green, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 9LE

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£17,911 per annum



Job Advert Role Description

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.

Priory Hospital Burgess Hill is located in beautiful West Sussex and offers the opportunity to gain experience across many specialist mental health disciplines including Secure Services, a DBT Locked Rehabilitation service, HDU Services and Acute care.

With a CQC rating of GOOD across all 5 Key Lines of Enquiry, you would be working in a forward thinking hospital supporting our patients recovery alongside a highly skilled and dedicated Multi-Disciplinary Team.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable Ward Administrator to join our team based in Hassocks. In this role you will be providing secretarial support for two of our wards.


The role involves:

• Work with the Nursing teams to ensure appropriate paperwork is completed correctly and on time

• Support Acute wards with the admission and discharge processes. Ensure the relevant contracts and paperwork are received correctly and distributed as required and uploaded to CareNotes

• To attend staff meetings and internal/external training events as and when required

• To accept responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of information relating to patients and others

• Letter writing, diary organisation, faxing, photocopying and general duties


Experience needed:

• Experience working within an administrative role and confidential information

• Good basic numeracy and literacy

• Knowledge and experience using various Microsoft Packages (including Word, Outlook and Excel)



What we can give you:

•  Health cash plan and Life Assurance

•  25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

•  A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

•  Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

•  Flexible benefits (including preferential rates and access to schemes such as gym membership, IT, shopping discounts)

•  Free meals and parking on site whilst on duty

If you would like to learn more please get in touch with our team on 01444 231 016, or email

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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