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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Up to £24,500 per annum


37.5 per week

Job Advert Role 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 110 male and female service users, working collaboratively with their commissioners, across our 8 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.



Knowing that you are making a lasting difference to people's lives is rewarding and our key value at Priory 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.

At Priory Middleton St George, we pride ourselves on family values, treating each other with respect, valuing contributions and working together as a team to improve patient experience.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Admissions Manager  to join the team.

 As an Admissions Manager you will:

Manage the processes and staff relating to all patient paperwork and administration, as well as ensuring that all necessary funding is in place for the duration of the individual’s care.

Liaise with key ward personnel to ensure that all funding is in place, prior to patient’s episode of care, as well as contacting the necessary external organisations/commissioners etc to obtain the appropriate funding guarantees. Ensures that the appropriate bed / place is available via the task of bed management and handle external and internal admissions enquiries, directing queries as appropriate.

The role holder will have the responsibility of the line management of a number of individuals within the wider Admin Team and will report directly to The Hospital Director. 

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 (pro rata for part time)


•           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

•           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.

Visit our website to apply or call Kelly Murray, Hopsital Director, 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, Priory 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 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 will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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