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Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Part Time




26 hours

Job Advert - Division Information


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

Job Advert Role Description

Priory is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected to behave in such a way that supports this commitment.

The Safeguarding Assistant will help to support our busy in-house safeguarding team in order to provide an efficient and timely process for our service users and hospital. The successful candidate will work closely with the team opening them up to opportunities to gain important knowledge around safeguarding processes and legislation.

The roles main duties include, but are not limited to:

-maintaining the site safeguarding and CQC logs;

-assisting with quality assurance of CQC notifications and submitting these to CQC in a timely manner;

-notifying Local Authorities and families when a child had been admitted for a period of 3 months or more under section 85 of the Children Act 1989;

-compiling monthly safeguarding data reports for stakeholders;

-compile reports for, and attend, the site’s safeguarding clinical governance committee sub-group

-providing administrative support to the Social Work team where required


What we are looking for from the successful candidate:

- Excellent standard of literacy

- Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

- Organised

- Keen eye for detail

- Great time management

- Some administrative experience is desribale

- Ability to spot patterns and trends amongst large amounts of data

- Experience as a Healthcare assistant or similar role in mental health services (desirable but not essential)

All training will be provided. Working hours can be split over 3 or 4 days as per candidate preference. 

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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