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Human Resources Coordinator- Maternity Cover




Priory Hospital Ticehurst, Ticehurst, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 7HU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time


£23,000 - £25,000 DOE



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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.

Job Advert Role Description

Centrally located with easy access to Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, Ashford and Maidstone, The Priory Hospital, Ticehurst House has 70 beds across 3 service lines: Adult Acute and young people’s wards (CAMHs).


We offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient specialist mental health services for young people and adults in a safe and supportive environment.


Benefits inlcude a competitive salary, a contributory pension scheme, supervision, career development and the generous range of Priory benefits many in line with the NHS. In addition to your annual leave you get a day off on your birthday and you will never have to search for a parking place.


Further to this, The Priory offer a unique training scheme through it's 'career pathways' programme.


If you have any questions about this role then please do not hestiate to contact the human resources team on

The role of HR Coordinator includes (but is not limited to)


Provides advice, guidance and support to local senior management team on the interpretation and implementation of Priory’s Human Resources procedures and ensures consistent employment practice at the site and coordinates the activity of the local site HR team.


Recruitment – works closely with site leadership to help define and develop avenues and methods of attracting candidates of the highest quality, ensuring site is effectively utilising, engaging candidates and offering posts in line with the agreed service level agreements and cost effective manner. Ensures recruitment processes adhered to, in line with business and legislative requirements. Organise and facilitate recruitment Assessment Centres and job fair events.


Engagement and retention – improve engagement scores by being a key support to site leadership team on agreed site action plan. Ensure leaving reasons for all site leavers are accurately captured and exit interviews carried out. Any apparent trends are discussed and raised with SMT and Regional HR Business Partner to support retention strategies.


Absence management – Ensure all colleagues are aware of the absence reporting procedure and failure to adhere is addressed. Monitor, with the site managers and leader’s absence levels and support the implementation of the absence policy. Ensure the local RIDDORS or incidents involving colleagues are managed appropriately; updating the regional HR team.


Capability development – Supports the Regional HRA & HRBP in shaping and driving through development programmes to build local capability.


The post holder will require strong communication and relationship building skills, good attention to detail, driving forward projects and executing change on time, within agreed budgets.


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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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