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Ward Clerk




Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield, Essex, CM1 7SJ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£17,264.86 per annum



Job Advert Role Description

Situated within three acres of landscaped grounds, Priory Hospital Chelmsford is an independent hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of adults and adolescents with a range of mental health problems.  There is a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists.


The hospital offers calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 60 service users, as well as day care and outpatient services, including separate facilities for young people.

We provide expert treatment for the following services:

•             Eating disorders

•             Child and Adolescent Mental Health

•             Addiction services

Our highly experienced multidisciplinary team deliver personalised treatment programmes alongside the use of a wide range of therapies.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Ward Clerk to work on our CAMHS ward. This is a post for applicants with administrative experience. The role will include assisting with a variety of admin duties, typing of correspondence, answering telephone enquiries from both internal and external professionals, inputting patient data onto a computer database system, reception cover and covering holiday/sickness. The post holder will also provide administrative support relating to the Mental Health Act 1983 and training will be given for this role. The post holder must be a team player and work well under pressure. IT literacy and confidence in the use of a computer is essential. Experience within a healthcare environment would be advantageous but is not essential.

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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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