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Priory Hospital Bristol, Heath House Lane, Stapleton, BS16 1EQ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£18,575.94 per annum


37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Priory is the leading provider of behavioural care in the UK.

You will be working for the Healthcare division and our purpose is to make a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Priory Hospital Bristol is an elegant 18th century country residence set in beauiful parkland close to the centre of Bristol, less than 5 minutes away from the M32 leading directly onto the M4/M5 motorway.  Bristol is part of the Healthcare Division of Priory Group it has 77 beds over seven wards varying from Eating Disorders, Acute Mental Health, Adult Psychiatric Intensive Care, Acquired Brain Injury, Huntingdon’s and Dementia.


We are recruiting for a Ward Clerk to join our team at the Bristol Priory Hospital. The post holder will be responsible for providing a comprehensive reception and administrative service to patients, visitors and ward staff to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the ward area. The role is an important part of the administrative team within the hospital.


We are looking for colleges who share our values:

• Putting people first - We put the needs of our service users above all else.

• Being a family - We support our colleagues, our service users and their families when they need us most.

• Acting with integrity - We are honest, transparent and decent. We treat each other with respect.

• Striving for excellence - for over 140 years, we have been trusted by our service users with their care. We take this trust seriously and constantly strive to improve the services we provide.

• Being positive - We see the best in our service users and each other and we strive to get things done. We never give up and we learn from our mistakes.



• Previous experience within a healthcare setting desirable

• A strong sense of responsibility & ownership

• Willingness to learn

• Effective communication skills

• Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude

• Quality orientation


What we offer:

• A competitive salary

• Free on-site parking

• Starting 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increased up to 30 days dependant on length of service)

• Birthday Holiday - (Yes an extra day’s holiday for your birthday!)

• Onsite highly subsidised restaurants

• Online benefits and cashback rewards

• Comprehensive continued personal development training

• Cycle to work scheme

• Enhanced Disclosure check paid

• SMART Childcare Vouchers

• SMART Pension

• Employee referral scheme

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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