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Associate Mental Health Act Hospital Manager




Priory Hospital Market Weighton, 27 Holme Road, Market Weighton, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO43 3EQ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type



Fixed Fee Plus Travel Expenses per session


As and when required

Job Advert Role Description

The Priory Hospital Market Weighton is looking for people to serve as Associate Hospital (Mental Health Act) Managers preferably who live locally, who can demonstrate an interest in Mental Health and Learning Disability care and who have the time and ability to contribute to the work of the Mental Health Act Managers Committee.

The Priory Hospital Market Weighton was awarded an OUTSTANDING RATING FROM THE CQC in 2018 and is a registered male independent hospital, supporting individuals with learning disabilities, behaviours and challenge and mental health issues.  Situated in the attractive town of Market Weighton the service is ideally located for safe, structured and gradual reintegration into the local community.  The purpose built hospital is an open service with the ability to lock the doors to maintain service user safety.  It can accommodation up to 15 individuals in four distinct areas providing a tiered care pathway to support them in their recovery and rehabilitation.


As an Associate Hospital (Mental Health Act) Manager, you will participate in the review process, the scrutiny of records, the monitoring of reports and audit/review visits to units for those service users detained under the Mental Health Act 1983.

A sessional taxable allowance is payable plus agreed travelling.

Applicants do not need to have had previous experience in the areas of mental health or learning disability. We are looking for people who are interested in ensuring that people receive the best care possible. We would very much like this group to be more representative of the geographical area and would welcome applications from all age groups and those with other protected characteristics

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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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.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application.  Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 


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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