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Priory Hospital Altrincham, Rappax Road, Hale, Manchester, WA15 0NU

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£21,000 Review Pending


37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

An opportunity has arisen for a full time Activities Co-ordinator to work on Tatton Ward, 17 bedded NHS referral ward.

The successful candidate will plan, organise and carry out appropriate activities in groups or individually with the young people on the adolescent ward.  These activities will include escorting and supervising patients on trips and on other leisure facilities.

The Activities Co-coordinator will accept referrals from the Multi-disciplinary team and organise clients into appropriate groups following advice and discussions with the team as to the appropriateness of the activities for each client.

The Activities Co-ordinator will be responsible for reporting back to the team regarding the client’s progress and participation in the activities organised.  They will also be required to keep detailed and accurate written documentation of their caseload and patient activities.


The post holder will also be expected to have good interpersonal skills when liaising with members of the multi–disciplinary team, external agencies and organisations, patients and relatives.

There would be a degree of flexibility required in working times and some early evening and weekend work is anticipated.  Previous experience working in a mental health setting is essential.   Full UK driving license essential.

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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.