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Medical Secretary




Priory Hospital Barnt Green

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


up to £22,000.00 DOE



Job Advert - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health illness to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Hospital Barnt Green is located in the stunning Lickey Hills Country Park, 10 miles south of Birmingham City Centre. We have thirty-three beds across three wards including ten NHS Psychiatric Intensive Care beds for women, thirteen NHS acute beds for men and women and ten private beds for men and women. In addition to providing inpatient services, the hospital has a large Outpatient department and regional conference facilities.

The acute wards on site provides patients with excellent space and facilities, including en-suite bedrooms and large living spaces furnished with activity equipment such as games consoles.

Outside of the wards, a purpose built therapy suite contains a rehabilitation kitchen for patient cooking sessions, and a sessional therapy room. The hospital is set in the centre of an extensive nature reserve, which contains an abundance of flora & fauna. The site also has areas for outside sports activity.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a new team, in a brand new hospital located in a beautiful setting.

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals with effective communication skills to work as part of our team of Medical Secretaries.  The team provides an efficient and professional secretarial service to our Consultant Psychiatrists, ensuring business processes are effectively and resourcefully managed to support the delivery of a quality care service.   

The successful candidate will have previous secretarial/administration experience, excellent keyboard skills and knowledge of the standard Microsoft Office packages and knowledge of medical terminology. The role is varied and tasks will include audio typing, collation and input of data (using the salesforce system), enquiry handling, diary management, invoicing and general administration.


Knowledge / Education / Skills

• Educated to GCSE (grades A-C) or equivalent standard.

• Excellent computer and Microsoft office skills and can audio-type.

• An understanding of medical terminology is required.

• Passionate about providing a high quality service to the hospital.

• Strong organisational skills, ability to prioritise own workload.

• Detail oriented and excellent attention to detail

• A team worker

• A high level of confidentiality and integrity required.



• Experience within an administrative, customer service, clinical or other appropriate background.

• Experience of working within a team and sharing workload to ensure the department runs effectively.

• Generally work within existing procedures and processes, however, there will occasionally be the need for more adaptive thinking, particularly when dealing with patients and their families.


In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

•           25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

•           A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

•           Life Assurance

•           Subsidised meals while on duty

•           Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services

•           Continuous learning and development

•           Career development

•           An employee assistance programme

•           Free car parking

•          Online Benefits Portal and Cashback Schemes

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.

No agencies please

If you forward any CV’s to the Priory Group and you are not on the Priory Group PSL and have not been asked to work on the above role we will accept the CV as a gift.

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