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Priory Hospital Newbury, Monks Lane, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 7RN

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£10.20 Per Hour, £11.20 effective from 1st April 2023



Job Advert - Division Information

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.


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

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?
We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Priory Newbury is a 25 bedded hospital (currently being extended to 34 beds) set within a peaceful environment on the edge of Newbury. Working in partnership with NHS Trusts, the unit offers inpatient individualised treatment and rehabilitation to patients who have mental health problems and require support to increase their recovery and independence with a view to enabling them to leave the hospital and live in varying levels of supported living accommodation.

Are you enthusiastic, motivated and flexible? An opportunity has arisen for Healthcare Assistants to work 37.5 hours per week to assist our qualified staff with the delivery of care to our patients. Part time hours will be considered.

Working alongside qualified nurses and staff from other professionals, you will be involved in the personal care and meeting the psychological needs of a group of patients with varying degrees of mental and physical issues. 

You will have:

- Caring and attentive attitude

- Skills to build strong, trusting and professional relationships

- Teamwork attitude

- Effective Communication Skills

- Willingness to learn

- Reliability and strong sense of responsibility

- Experience in a caring role will be desirable

Benefits of working for us include:

- A competitive salary

- 33 days annual leave (pro rata for part time staff) and birthday leave

- SMART Contributory pension scheme

- Comprehensive induction programme and computerised training programme

- Access to CPD funding for career development (subject to application and approval)

- On-going access to supervision on a regular basis

- Free Enhanced Disclosure check

- Enhanced Maternity pay

- Online benefits and discounts

- Access to occupational health services

- Free parking

- Supplemented meals

- Employee Assistance Helpline

- Flexible working opportunities

- Staff wellbeing activities

We have an excellent team and offer a very good working environment with an ever evolving service where ideas and innovation are welcome and are integral to the development of the service.

Due to being an all-male hospital and the current staff team, preference will be given to male applicants.

For an informal discussion, please contact Sipho Sengwayo, Director of Clinical Services on 01635 277230.

Please note that we reserve the right to close the advert earlier if a good number of suitable applications are received before the closing date.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information can be obtained from



Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group 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, education facilities 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 Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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