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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




37.5 hours per week

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Job Advert Role Description

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


With hospitals around the country, years of experience in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments.


Here at Stockton Hall Hospital in York, we currently have a vacancy for Full-time Security Officer.


We are a medium secure 112 bedded unit spanning over 7 wards, caring for people with mental illness, personality disorders and learning disabilities.


  • 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 alarms
  • 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


Shift Pattern:

The position will provide cover over 24 hours therefore will involve some nights and weekend shift working


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
  • Drivers licence


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

  • Annual leave is 25 days + 8 Bank holidays  
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • 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
  • Voluntary Benefits

Division DBS info

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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