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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert - Division Information


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

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.


We are looking for experienced and non experienced HCAs to join our growing team. In return for your skills and experience, we will offer you a supportive environment where you can grow and develop as well as full support in any chosen path of progression.

Job Advert Role Description

As part of the team, you will be involved in;

  • Assisting in the implementation of agreed care plans under the supervision of trained nurses. Acting as an associate nurse to support the patients to meet their goals agreed within the care plans
  • Participating as a member of the nursing team in the delivery of care as agreed in individual care plans.
  • Developing therapeutic relationships with service users, remaining conscious of the limits and boundaries of a professional relationship
  • Completing all relevant documentation in accordance with the priory’s Recruitment’s procedures and professional guidelines
  • Ensuring patients’ rights to confidentiality are respected and that Priory’s professional policies are adhered to.
  • Supporting patients to achieve their full recovery potential which includes, supervising some community activity
  • Support the safe and secure management of our patients by working within the risk assessments and Positive Behaviour Plans 



What we’d like from you:

  • Previous experience within a healthcare setting desirable but not essential
  • A strong sense of responsibility
  • Reliable & trustworthy
  • Willingness to learn
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude
  • Quality orientation

What we’d like to give you:

  • £11.80 p/h - annual salary of £23,071 for 37.5 hours
  • Disclosure check cost coverage

  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Enhanced Maternity pay inline with NHS.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (Calculated as 247.5 hours per year)
  • Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option

This role is also known as

  • Support Worker
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Recovery Worker


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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