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Secure Receptionist Nights




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Location Description

Priory Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK.


Stockton Hall Hospital is a medium secure 112 bedded unit spanning over 7 wards, caring for people with mental illness, personality disorders and learning disabilities.

Job Advert Role Description


Here at Stockton Hall Hospital in York, we currently have a vacancy for Full-time Secure Receptionist on Permanent Nights.

As a Secure receptionist at Priory, you are more than a receptionist. You ensure the safety of our Patients and Staff, their buildings and assets, whilst providing excellent customer service with a smile. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent customer service in a safe and secure environment. This s a varied role that includes greeting staff and visitors and ensuring they adhere to the required security protocols, conducting searches where required, patrolling the premises and dealing with security incidents. With a keen eye and a brilliant way with people, you could look forward to an interesting role where no two days are the same with exciting career opportunities.



  • To assist in the provision of a security service to the Hospital
  • To assist in the provision of a transport service to the Hospital


Main Duties:

  • Ensure the smooth running of the security systems / restricted key management systems
  • To respond to security and fire/medical alarm
  • To project a positive image of the company
  • Undertake driving duties, as requested
  • Monitor and operate the Hospital’s CCTV system
  • Administrative tasks associated with the operation of the security reception
  • Any other reasonable task as requested by Line Managers
  • Ensure external security of the hospital by conducting perimeter patrols

To be successful as Secure receptionist, you’ll need:-

Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to work as part of a team and a mature outlook together with a flexible approach are essential
  • Preferred previous security/reception experience
  • Previous experience of using computers (desirable) and using databases
  • Over 21 years of age for vehicle insurance purposes

Qualifications :

  • Drivers licence
  • Customer Service skills/attributes


About our Benefits :

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

  • Annual leave is 25 days + 8 Bank holidays  (at commencement of employment)
  • Birthday Leave
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Free meals/refreshments when on duty
  • Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Career development
  • Personal health insurance
  • An employee assistance programme

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.

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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