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The Priory Hospital Enfield, 15 Church Street, Edmonton, London, N9 9DY

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£34,000 Per Annum



Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Enfield is a 53 bed hospital in the Borough of Enfield and is situated with very good transport links. The site provides services in both a forensic setting (male medium secure & low secure) and acute services (mixed sex). The hospital can cater for up to 53 patients at one time across four wards.


Benefits of working on site include:

  • Free and secure parking
  • Excellent transport links to Central London (via the Overground which is one minute walk from the site) as well excellent links to the M25 via the A10.
  • Free meals
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Birthday leave as an additional annual leave

About the Role

  • Work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to develop and deliver care, ensuring the patients receive a holistic standard of care.
  • Identify any social issues which a patient may be experiencing and ensure these are addressed within risk assessments and care plans and make sure the patient is supported.
  • Create links between the care team on the ward and the patient’s community team, ensuring that early discharge planning is arranged and community teams are fully up to date and aware of the care pathway of the patients.
  • Develop links between different agencies within a patient’s local community, for example Care Co-Ordinators, MAPPA, families/carers and future possible placements.
  • Take a proactive approach in supporting the wards within the hospital with monitoring any safeguarding concerns amongst the patient group on the ward, ensuring the safety of patients at all times.
  • Complete investigations into incidents in the hospital and feedback this to the Senior Management Team.
  • Investigate complaints made by patients in the hospital as required by the Complaints and Compliance Administrator.
  • Support carers and family members of patients, signposting them towards appropriate links within their local community to ensure they receive the appropriate support.
  • The hospital is targeting a rating of at least a “good” in any future CQC inspections, and you will be leading your team and ensuring they are meeting the expected standards in any inspections.
  • Have a good understanding of the forensic framework which underpins policies and protocols within a Medium Secure Hospital.
  • Engage in supervision once per month with your Line Manager
  • The department is expected to have student Social Workers, and you will oversee the mentoring of students, arranging student placements and developing links with local universities.     


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.

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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