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Support Services Manager




Priory Hospital Marlow, 309 Cressex Road High Wycombe HP12 4QF

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time




22.5 hours

Job Advert Role Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Support Services Manager working at Priory Hospital Marlow. The right person will be dedicated to improving patients’ lives by running first class support services across the hospital, you will need to be a strong people manager, and the ability to maintain high standards across all functions with competing priorities.

We offer a warm and nurturing environment where people receive intensive treatment for eating disorders including severe and enduring anorexia nervosa. We work together to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life for everyone in our care. The hospital has 14 beds and is located on the outskirts of High Wycombe.

We have an 'Outstanding' in Caring from the CQC and 'Good' in all other domains.

The job holder must currently hold a full clean driving licence and have been qualified for 3 years. 

Reporting into the Hospital Director, the Support Services Manager forms part of the hospital Senior Management Team and is wholly responsible for the operation of support services for the unit including the catering, housekeeping, maintenance, administration and reception functions. Other duties include but are not limited to:

  • To manage and develop Support Services, ensuring that the highest quality services are provided within budget.
  • Manages the maintenance of all the hospital’s assets, including the building, within the Capital Expenditure Budget.
  • Ensures that functional spends are correctly managed within agreed budgets, as well as identifying and flagging any potential overspends on a weekly basis.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with external suppliers.
  • Be highly visible within site to both service users and colleagues.
  • Lead on site for any building improvements or projects including new builds.
  • Carry out regular building checks to ensure meets quality and compliance standards.
  • Responsible for all people issues within support services including leading, developing, recruiting and motivating all team members.
  • Keeps abreast of the latest developments in the hospitality, catering and maintenance industries, ensuring that best practice are adopted where appropriate.
  • Provide out of hours support for emergency situations with site attendance if necessary
  • Communicates and implements Priory policies and procedures, ensuring that all regulatory, health & safety and operational standards are adhered to.
  • Co-ordinates Health & Safety for the hospital

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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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