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

Priory Group Division



£11.45 per hour, 15% uplift at weekends


22.5 over three days

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

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.

This role is a part time position for 22.5 hours to be worked across 3 days agreed with Line Manager. 

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.

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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.

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 Pre-Employment checks. 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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