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

Priory Group Division



Up to £24,870 per annum



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full 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 107 male and female service users, working collaboratively with their commissioners, across our 8 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.



We are looking for a keen and resourceful HR Administrator to join our Human Resources team.


As a HR & Site Learning Administrator you will provide efficient, professional and effective administrative support to the HR team, ensuring the company’s human resources policies and procedures are used appropriately in relation to the employment of staff at The Priory Hospital Middleton St George.


You will assist in the recruitment and selection of employees, provide administrative support to managers, handle external and internal enquiries, and ensure the effective operation of administrative processes and procedures.


As Site Learning Administrator you will help co-ordinate and monitor the implementation of strategic learning and development initiatives at a local level in liaison with the central learning and development function, line managers and approved training providers and ensure training is delivered in accordance with company policy and statutory regulations. This is a key strand of our engagement activity this year and you will have the opportunity make a real difference in shaping how we continually improve our learning and development opportunities for colleagues from a range of disciplines and professions.


You will also help promote, organise and coordinate the e-learning training database ensuring all staff receive the appropriate level and type of training and development required and remain compliant. Updating HR information systems and local database systems for employment information with updates throughout the employee lifecycle, ensuring accuracy of data input and reports on

information, as needed. Liaising with other departments as and when required.


The role is a permanent role with a salary of £24,870 per annum. Candidates should be educated to A-Level or equivalent and should either hold a CIPD qualification or be prepared to study towards it. Previous experience of working within a Human Resources department is desirable. We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate the following skill set:


-           Excellent organisational skills

-           Confident and supportive in manner

-           Effective communication skills

-           Quality orientation


What we’d like to give you:

•          A competitive salary

•          Disclosure check cost coverage

•          Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•          25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

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

•          Free on-site parking

•          Complimentary 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

•          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. 


Visit our website to apply or call the Human Resources Department to speak to Sam Walker, on 01325 333192 to discuss this exciting opportunity further.


Visit our website for more information


Closing date for applications: 15th December 2023   

Closing Date