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The Ayr Clinic, Dalmellington Road, Ayr, KA6 6PT

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type



£10.42 Per Hour



Job Advert - Division Information

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.

Job Advert Location Description

Are you looking for a career change in 2023? Priory Healthcare is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK. With hospitals around the country, 30 years of experience in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments and we are looking for caring, compassionate people to join us.

Job Advert Role Description

We can offer you the support and training you need from beginning your career in healthcare to working your way to your next advancement, we can provide both fully funded study support and training to help you form the career you want.

As a Health Care Assistant you will be working within a team that includes a range of professionals. You will work under the supervision of a qualified nurse and will need to have good communication skills, excellent team working skills, be highly self-motivated with a flexible approach, and have some appreciation of mental health problems.

To be successful as a Healthcare Assistant, you will need:

Good communication skills
Ability to work flexibility
Basic Literacy skills
Common sense approach to problem solving.
Basic numeracy skills
Motivation and initiative
Some appreciation of Mental Health problems.


Education to Nat 5 Standard
NVQ or equivalent would be an advantage.

Job Types: Bank

Salary: £10.42 per hour

In return for your expertise and hard work, we also offer a wide range of benefits:

A competitive salary
Birthday off
Contributory pension scheme
Life insurance
Opportunities to develop and progress in a wide variety of care settings.
Free car parking
Subsidised meals on site
Employee benefits scheme (e.g., discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme)
Full onsite induction training and orientation programme


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from Disclosure Scotland. Priory Group will cover the cost of the check. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Ability to commute/relocate:

Ayr KA6 6PT: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


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 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.

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 Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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