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Priory Hospital Middleton St George, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 1TS

Priory Group Division



Up to £22,000


Part time

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert Role Description

The Priory Hospital Middleton St George is located close to Darlington, County Durham and provides individualised treatment and care for people with mental health needs of adults who present with complex and challenging behaviours, in a safe and supportive environment. Our comprehensive integrated services offer complete care pathways allowing service users to transfer effortlessly between the most appropriate care, meeting individual needs enabling recovery and re-engagement within the community and maximising life opportunities.


Our multi-disciplinary teams provide care for up to 101 male and female service users, working collaboratively with their commissioners, across our 7 wards and our nearby community house.  We deliver acute and  recovery and rehabilitation environment which includes a specialist female Personality Disorder service.  Our focus is on the delivery of excellent care, empowering service users to progress towards the least restrictive setting and towards independence.  Our vision is to place our Service Users at the heart of our service provision, working closely with them and their carers to support their recovery and rehabilitation.





Knowing that you are making a lasting difference to people's lives is rewarding and our key value at The Priory Hospital Middleton St George. At Priory, our aim is to help you grow and develop your talent and we want you to be proud of where you work and what you do.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for Medical Secretarys to join the Medical Secretary and wider Admin team.


As a Medical Secretary you will provide efficient, professional and effective secretarial and administrative support within the hospital, with duties including typing, telephone enquiries, diary management, meeting and greeting visitors and other administrative tasks as appropriate.


The successful candidates will support the ward they are assigned to and the Consultant Psychiatrists and clinical teams they will be working with. There will be regular use of designated systems for patient records such as care notes but training will be provided to the successful candidates.


Experience within an administrative, customer service, clinical or other appropriate background would be desirable.


What we’d like to give you:

•           A competitive salary

•           Supplemented meals whilst on duty

             Disclosure check cost coverage

•           Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•           25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing with length of service (pro rata for part-time working hours)


•           Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra day’s annual leave

•           Free on-site parking

•           Access to our on-site gymnasium

•           Online benefits and cashback rewards

•           Cycle to work scheme

•           SMART Pension option

•           Local rewards and recognition programme open to all colleagues as well as exciting well-being calendar

•           Excellent staff break facilities in our bespoke staff lounge


The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the required level from the Disclosure & Barring Service.


Please note interviews will be held via Zoom.


Visit our website to apply or call Samantha Walker, Quality & Business Manager, on 01325 333192 to discuss this opportunity further.

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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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