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Medical Secretary




Priory Hospital Middleton St George, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 1TS

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£10,111 per annum ( pro rata'd salary)



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 Location Description

The Priory Hospital Middleton St George is located close to Darlington, County Durham and provides individualised treatment and care for people with mental health needs of adults who present with complex and challenging behaviours, in a safe and supportive environment. Our comprehensive integrated services offer complete care pathways allowing service users to transfer effortlessly between the most appropriate care, meeting individual needs enabling recovery and re-engagement within the community and maximising life opportunities.

Our multi-disciplinary teams provide care for up to 101 male and female service users, working collaboratively with their commissioners, across our 7 wards and our nearby community house.  We deliver acute and  recovery and rehabilitation environment which includes a specialist female Personality Disorder service.  Our focus is on the delivery of excellent care, empowering service users to progress towards the least restrictive setting and towards independence.  Our vision is to place our Service Users at the heart of our service provision, working closely with them and their carers to support their recovery and rehabilitation. 

Job Advert Role Description

Knowing that you are making a lasting difference to people's lives is rewarding and our key value at The Priory Hospital Middleton St George. At Priory, our aim is to help you grow and develop your talent and we want you to be proud of where you work and what you do.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Medical Secretary to join the Medical Secretary and wider Admin team. 
As a Medical Secretary you will provide efficient, professional and effective secretarial and administrative support within the hospital, with duties including typing, telephone enquiries, diary management, meeting and greeting visitors and other administrative tasks as appropriate. 
The successful candidate will support the ward they are assigned to and the Consultant Psychiatrists and clinical teams they will be working with. There will be regular use of designated systems for patient records such as care notes but training will be provided to the successful candidate. 
Experience within an administrative, customer service, clinical or other appropriate background would be desirable.
What we’d like to give you:
• A competitive salary
• Free meals whilst on duty 
             Disclosure check cost coverage
• Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing with length of service (pro rata for part-time working hours)
• Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra day’s annual leave
• Free on-site parking
• Access to our on-site gymnasium
• Online benefits and cashback rewards
• Cycle to work scheme
• SMART Pension option
• Local rewards and recognition programme open to all colleagues as well as exciting well-being calendar 
• Excellent staff break facilities in our bespoke staff lounge 
The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the required level from the Disclosure & Barring Service. 
Please note interviews will be held via Zoom. 
Visit our website to apply or call Samantha Walker, Quality & Business Manager, on 01325 333192 to discuss this opportunity further. 

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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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