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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time





Job Advert Location Description



Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Bristol is part of the Healthcare Division of Priory Group and has 77 beds over seven wards varying from Eating Disorders, Acute Mental Health, Acquired Brain Injury, Huntingdon’s and Dementia

The Priory Hospital Bristol is looking for an activities co-ordinator to join our team. The post holder will work collaboratively in the planning, development and provision of a range of therapeutic, wellbeing and social activities for the patients across inpatient Acute and PICU wards. You will be supported by the nursing team whilst working collaboratively with the Occupational Therapy team. The role working pattern will be weekends Saturday/Sunday 9-5, and weekday 12-8 or 1-9 shifts.

Duties may include:

• Providing a programme of activities to compliment the group therapy provision, including entertainment and events

• Liaising with external companies to organise entertainment and events

• Listening to the patients though conversation and questionnaires to aid producing a program of events/activities/entertainment

• Developing and maintaining links with local community churches, schools, gyms ect…

• Applicant will need to pre plan and risk assess activities before they take place.


About you:

We are looking for a cheerful, outgoing, passionate individual. The ideal person will be organised and have some experience working with in the care sector, therefore being able to understand the needs of patients, aiding activity choices. No experience as activates co-ordinator is required but a positive, enthusiastic attitude is a must.


What we’d like to give you:


•           A competitive salary with enhancements for working on weekends, nights and overtime.

•           25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing by a further 2 days after 5 year’s service.)

•           Opportunities to develop and progress in a wide variety of care   settings.

•           Free Parking on site

•           Supplemented meals

•           Enhanced maternity pay

•           Disclosure check cost coverage

•           Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•           Online benefits and cashback rewards

•           Cycle to work scheme

•           Contributory pension scheme

•           Refer a friend bonuses

•           Long service awards

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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.


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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