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Secure Receptionist (Security Officer)




Stockton Hall, The Village, Stockton-on-the-Forest, York, YO32 9UN

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert - Division Information

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

Stockton Hall is a Highly specialist 112 beded hospital where patients requiring Medium security can maximise the value of therapeutic intervention available. The patient group consists of men and women with Metal illness and / or Peronality Disorder and men with mild to modearte Learning disability / Autistic Spectrum Disorder

As a security receptionist, you'll be based in the hospital entrance to monitor people going in and out. 

You will :-

•challenge anyone who is not a member of staff or a patient
•make sure visitors have a reason to be in the hospital
•ask official visitors to sign in and issue them with a pass
•deal with any incidents which might threaten the security of staff and patients
•where possible, diffuse potentially difficult situations
•call in police or other emergency services if required
•monitor CCTV
•patrol the outside of the hospital including the grounds

You will need to be :-

•able to understand a situation quickly
•calm in stressful situations
•confident and reassuring
•resilient in dealing with other people’s challenging behaviour
•able to follow procedures
•able to work alone or in a team
•prepared to go into unknown or unpredictable situations
•physically fit for walking and standing
•good communication skills
•teamwork skills
•customer service skills

For Informal Discussion please contact Mark Turner SSM on
 01904 400500

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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