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Priory Group Division

Central Services


£100,000- £115,000 per annum- dependent on experience plus car allowance



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

* 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 *

Priory is the leading independent provider of mental healthcare and adult social care in the UK.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Quality, to join the team and support our growing business. Reporting to the Chief Quality Officer.

The Quality of the services that Priory provide is the overwhelming driving force behind all that we do, our operational and support services are all focussed on the aim of providing the highest standard of care and treatment.

To enable us to deliver on this objective our Chief Quality Officer has set out an ambitious Quality Strategy and to help him achieve this we are recruiting to a new Director of Quality post. This role will work across the whole organisation and will provide Quality leadership to all of our health and social care services. Working closely with the Regional Quality Teams, they will provide oversight and support around our assurance and improvement processes as well as taking organisational lead for an array of specific quality systems and priorities, including our work around Reducing Restrictive Practice

We are looking for someone who has experience at a senior level within a Quality role, with a demonstrable track record of embedding meaningful change to the benefit of those that we care for. We need someone who is able to work at scale across both health and social care sectors and has an excellent understanding of the regulatory environment and a clear view of what outstanding looks like and how to achieve this. We need someone with drive and commitment, who is able to create excellent working relationships both within and outside of the organisation.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive and developing organisation, it will give an experienced Quality leader the chance to challenge themselves but to also make real and meaningful change to so many peoples lives.

This role is Remote/home based, and will be required to attend sites across the UK as well as regular meetings in company wide locations; Driving a car and using public transport required; Occasional staying away from home overnight during the week may be required where virtual meetings are not facilitated by external stakeholders.

If you think that you may be the person we are looking for and you want to be support to deliver high quality services in a nurturing environment then please arrange for an informal discussion with Colin Quick our Chief Quality Officer by contacting

What we would like to give you:

  • 25 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays + additional day’s leave for your Birthday!
  • Annual leave entitlement increase based on length of service: 27 days after 5 years’ service and 30 days after 10 years’ service
  • Length of service recognition awards
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Initial Disclosure Check Cost covered, if applicable to role
  • ‘My Possible Self’ App and health-related benefits
  • Online discounts and cashback rewards
  • Technology scheme (qualifying period)
  • Cycle to work scheme (qualifying period)
  • ‘Cash for Colleagues’ – Employee referral scheme
  • Career Pathways Programme – for development and further qualifications

Please take the time to familiarise yourself with the full job description attached prior to making an application.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy ahead of the closing date if a successful applicant is appointed.

Interview Date: 13th December in at our Hammersmith London office.

Division DBS info


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.


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