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Reference

PRI68875

Location

Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield, Essex, CM1 7SJ

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£19,356.98

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Role Description

Ward Clerk

About Priory Chelmsford:

Situated within three acres of landscaped grounds, Priory Hospital Chelmsford is an independent hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of adults and adolescents with a range of mental health problems.  There is a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists.

The hospital offers calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 60 service users, as well as day care and outpatient services, including separate facilities for young people.

We provide expert treatment for the following services:

  • Eating disorders
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Addiction services

Our highly experienced multidisciplinary team deliver personalised treatment programmes alongside the use of a wide range of therapies. 

 

About the role

We have opportunities for Ward Clerks, to work across each of our wards.  The role will provide support with a variety of admin duties, such as typing of correspondence, answering telephone enquiries, inputting patient data onto a computer database system, reception and holiday/sickness cover. 

There will also be a requirement to provide administrative support in respect of the Mental Health Act 1983, for which training will be given. 

The successful candidate will be a team player who works well under pressure, with IT literacy and strong computer skills. 

Experience within a healthcare environment would be advantageous but is not essential.

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. 

Disclosure

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.

Closing Date

30/11/2022