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Kneesworth House, Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 5JP

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£23,463 pro rata



Job Advert Role Description

Kneesworth House is a 155 bed mental health hospital situated in Cambridgeshire (on the borders of Hertfordshire) with good commuting access to / from London. The hospital has a full pathway of care including medium, low secure, locked rehabiltation and open recovery wards  situated across the site.


About the Role

  • A critical member of the Hospital Physical Health team, supporting and assisting the Physical Health Nurses in ensuring the patients in the defined area have their physical healthcare nursing needs identified, care planned and evaluated in accordance with best practice.

  • Provide general administrative support to the physical health team: this includes uploading documents to care notes, updating spreadsheets, ordering equipment and other duties assigned by the Physical Health Nurses.

  • To be in charge of organising and running the Hospital physical health clinics such as the Dental Clinic, the Podiatry and others.

  • Organise and run Hospital Physical Health clinics liaison with the external providers. 
  • Document all patient seen at every clinic and individual patient contacts in their Electronic Clinical record promptly, escalating information to medical and other nursing colleagues as required. 
  • Provide administrative support to the Physical Health Hub including ordering supplies, uploading documents to appropriate care note sections, updating spreadsheets, liaising with wards and external organisations on-behalf of the Physical Health Team. 
  • Provide specific interventions with patients as delegated by the Registered Physical Health Nurse, and following training and competency attainment: Phlebotomy, ECG and general physical observations when required. 
  • To assist the Physical Health Lead in organising regular team meetings and taking minutes. 
  • To assist with the admin area of infection control audits, checks and actions as directed by the Physical Health Lead. 
  • To receive and convey information from telephone or personal enquiries in a courteous and supportive manner. 
  • Act as a resource at site regarding Physical health medical devices and re-stocking. 
  • Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests, suggestions and enquiries. 
  • Assist with tidiness of Physical Health Hub, Hospital Pharmacies and ensuring stocks are in dates. 
  • Support with Health Promotion activities onsite and ensure service users are gaining quality service. 
  • Participate in supervision and adhere to Priory policies and protocols. 
  • Undertaking routine tasks and activities as directed by the Physical Health Nurses.


Due to limits on sponsorship allocations, we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review.

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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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