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Priory Hospital Altrincham, Rappax Road, Hale, Manchester, WA15 0NU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time


£23,000 - Full time Salary


20 hours to 37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Medical Secretary for Priory Hospital Altrincham based in Hale, Manchester - Salary £21,249

Full time and Part time hours available (20hrs - 37.5hrs per week)


The Priory Hospital – Altrincham is part of the Priory Group, Europe’s leading provider of specialist treatment in mental health.  The hospital has an established reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of clinical services.  The hospital has residential facilities for 50 patients as well as day care and outpatient services.


We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and committed Medical Secretary to provide efficient, professional and effective secretarial and administrative support our Consultant Psychiatrists in addition to providing general secretarial cover across the medical secretary team.


Please note this vacancy is based in Hale, Manchester and not in Hale, Liverpool.


Set within a beautifully-appointed manor house, Priory Hospital Altrincham is located in a tranquil Cheshire setting. We provide a peaceful and homely feel, offering the perfect environment for adults and young people to receive specialist support. Our beautiful greenfield site and welcoming hospital environment help our patients on their road to recovery.


In summary, Priory Hospital Altrincham offers:


  • World-class private mental health treatment in Cheshire
  • Comprehensive treatment programme for a range of addictions
  • Newly refurbished, peaceful living areas, encouraging relaxing leisure time
  • Beautiful private grounds including landscaped gardens and communal seating areas
  • Multi-faith resources accessible in the local community
  • On-site restaurant with catering to suit all dietary needs
  • A therapy hub
  • Easy access from the regional motorway network (including the M6, M60 and M56), and Manchester Airport
  • Close proximity to Dunham Massey and Tatton Park, beautiful National Trust sites offering stunning woodland scenery and gardens
  • Close proximity to the well-appointed village of Hale, offering access to local amenities


What you need to apply


Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential in handling both external and internal enquiries and applying appropriate prioritisation. You must also have a flexible approach to problem solving and will be able to cope with the demands of a range of priorities and deadlines


  • Experience in the use of Microsoft word, excel and other databases is essential
  • Minimum of one year’s experience within an administrative, clinical or other appropriate background
  • An understanding of medical terminology is desirable.  


What we offer you


Salary of £21,249 – Full time (we also offer part time at 20hrs)


  • Opportunities to develop and train in a wide variety of care settings across Priory Network
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Birthday Leave 
  • Enhanced maternity pay 
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Support and training from the beginning of your career
  • Free car parking
  • Flexible working 
  • Subsidised on site meals
  • Access to Employee Assistant programme and other wellness programmes 
  • Employee benefits scheme


This is a great opportunity to work with a supportive team in a beautiful hospital. If you want more information, pleased contact the team. Or, apply below for instant consideration.



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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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