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Priory Hospital Bristol, Heath House Lane, Stapleton, BS16 1EQ

Priory Group Division






Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health illness to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Bristol is part of the Healthcare Division of Priory Group and has 77 beds over seven wards varying from Eating Disorders, Acute Mental Health, Acquired Brain Injury, Huntingdon’s and Dementia

The Priory Hospital Bristol is looking for a second activity co-ordinator to join our team. The post holder will work collaboratively in the planning, development and provision of a range of therapeutic, wellbeing and social activities for the patients across inpatient Acute and PICU wards. You will be working collaboratively with the occupational therapy team and ward staff.

The role working pattern will be weekends Saturday or Sunday 9-5pm, and set weekdays (days to be confirmed) 12-8pm or 1-9pm.


Duties may include:

• Providing a programme of activities to compliment the group therapy provision, including entertainment and events

• Listening to the patients through conversation and questionnaires to aid producing a programme of events/activities/entertainment

• Developing and maintaining links with local community churches, schools, gyms etc.

• Applicant will need to pre-plan and risk assess activities before they take place.


About you:

We are looking for a cheerful, outgoing, passionate individual. The ideal person will be organised and have some experience working within the care sector, therefore being able to understand the needs of patients and aid and facilitate activity choices. No experience as an activities co-ordinator is required but a positive, enthusiastic attitude is a must.

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.

No agencies please

If you forward any CV’s to the Priory Group and you are not on the Priory Group PSL and have not been asked to work on the above role we will accept the CV’as a gift.

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