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Woodbourne Priory Hospital, 21 Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B17 8BY

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

Set in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston, close to Birmingham City centre, Priory Hospital Woodbourne is conveniently located for access to the West Midlands motorway network and with very good local public transport links.


The hospital provides a diverse range of inpatient services, including acute and psychiatric intensive care for adults aged 18-25 years, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, specialist Eating Disorder (including day care) and private acute and addictions treatment programmes.  With 78 beds across 7 wards, our multi-disciplinary teams deliver personalised treatment programmes to our patients and have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care.


The successful candidate will take an active role in overseeing and delivering an efficient and effective maintenance service within a Priory site to assist in the well-being, comfort and safety of patients, colleagues and visitors and ensures adherence to the General Property Maintenance Guide.

The successful candidate will undertake a variety of general maintenance jobs as required with particular focus on ensuring that patient related jobs are completed as a priority.


Other responsibilities will include ensuring that all local maintenance checks are carried out at the intervals as prescribed in the General Property Maintenance Guide and reporting any issues to the Support Services Manager and the Hospital Director. Establishing local relationships with contractors, liaising with local contractors at site as required providing local knowledge and guidance so planned and preventative maintenance can be completed in a timely fashion.   


The successful candidate will be expected to ensure the team is working efficiently, planning workloads, and continue to develop new skills within the department.


Effective communication skills and proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required are a necessity and must be flexible and be able to adapt to all maintenance issues when they arise.


Applicants must have

  • Experience gained within a facilities, operational, trade or maintenance role.
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate good financial and commercial awareness
  • Good computer skills (microsoft package)
  • Knowledge of health and safety  practices and legislation


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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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