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Llanarth Court, Llanarth, Nr Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 2YD

Priory Group Division



Up to £32,850


Up to 45 hours per week

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Location Description

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Llanarth Court Hospital is a 114 bedded  forensic hospital providing a secure environment consisting of medium, low and open rehabilitation settings  for men and women with mental illness and or personality disorder.

Job Advert Role Description


Are you an experienced care professional?
Do you consider yourself to be creative and innovative?
Do you thrive on challenging the set norm?
Are you ready to challenge yourself and the way you work?

If yes, Llanarth Court has the job opportunity for you.

Llanarth Court are looking for experienced Senior Healthcare Workers, with an interest in working within the largest forensic hospital in Wales.

The successful candidate will play a key role in:

  • Supporting junior HCW’s and mentoring all new starters.
  • Being a positive role model and displaying a creative approach to new initiatives. 
  • Acting as a ward champion in specialist areas of forensic service delivery, such as security, RRIT, Hand-Cuffing and Positive Behavioural Support.
  • Delivering training topics confidently.

As a Senior Health Care Worker you must:

  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a healthcare setting / or similar environment
  • Hold a driving licence, with a no more than six penalties and be prepared to become a hospital driver. 
  • Educated to a minimum NVQ Level 1 or hold GCSE’s in English and Mathematics. NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care would be advantageous.
  • Have completed the Care Certificate (or be prepared to complete)
  • Understand the need for strict confidentiality
  • Demonstrate basic IT literacy

As a Senior Healthcare Worker, you’ll be part of a large multi-disciplinary team supporting patients to receive optimal care.

This is an exciting time to join Llanarth as we continue to develop our service. For example, we’re currently building a new state of the art 28 bedded unit, due to open in 2025.

This role requires compassion, a willingness to be creative in approach to patients and their needs and a desire to persist in finding the most helpful ways to interact with patients and help them reach life goals.

The successful candidate will be expected to work 37.5 hours per week (with contracts of 45 hours on offer) over a seven day period, based on the needs of the service.

If you have any queries regarding the above please contact a member of our site recruitment team on or call 01873 840555

Please make sure you can commute to the location before applying:
Llanarth Court Hospital, Raglan, Usk, NP15 2YD 

Alternatively, view our Facebook page for a greater look into our service and facilities

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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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