Priory Group
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About Priory Group

We change lives – on an incredible scale. Over 300 facilities. 70 different medical conditions. Over 25,000 residents and patients. These figures make Priory the biggest independent healthcare provider of its kind in the UK. Whether you join us as a nurse, care assistant, support worker, manager, or medical specialist, you’ll be changing lives – 
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Working with Priory

When it comes to careers, they don’t get much more rewarding than this: every day, you’ll be playing your part in making somebody’s life better. And that feels amazing! It doesn’t matter whether you’re a nurse, a psychologist, a housekeeper, a home manager or an administrator – your work will be making an impact. Over 300 facilities. 70 different medical conditions. Over 25,000 residents and patients. These figures make Priory the biggest independent healthcare provider of its kind in the UK. Together, our divisions of Healthcare and Adult Care, treat thousands of people every year, with support from our Central Services colleagues.

Priory Healthcare

Over the last 50 years, Priory has grown to become a leading provider of health services, giving thousands of people better, more fulfilling lives. We work in partnership with the NHS to provide wide-ranging support including day care, short, medium and long-term secure psychiatric care – all tailored to the needs of individual patients. Through our highly regarded network of hospitals, rehabilitation centres and wellbeing centres across the UK, we care for people with mental health-related disorders, neurological conditions, learning difficulties and those requiring complex care. Addictions, eating disorders, brain injuries – our expert team works with over 70 different conditions. In every service, our colleagues are focused on quality and meeting high national standards. Thanks to their dedication, our healthcare services are nationally recognised for their clinical excellence.

Priory Adult Care

We help adults with learning disabilities, autism, Prader-Willi Syndrome, brain injuries and mental health conditions. We also support older people who require residential, nursing and dementia care in later life. Our dedicated team works in a network of 230 care homes and Supported Living services, which are safe, welcoming, comfortable and designed with residents’ needs in mind. Their goal? To help everyone lead fulfilling lives as independently as possible, regardless of their age or condition. It’s all about understanding each person’s individual needs, tailoring our approach and encouraging self-belief. Join us and put people on the path to better health and well-being.

Priory Central Services

Accountants, IT experts, marketing specialists: it takes all kinds of professionals to support our national business. You’ll find them in our Central Services team, which is based in Bristol, Cheadle, Leicester, Darlington and London. Wherever they’re located, our professionals provide advice, best practice and guidance for every aspect of our operations, so we’re free to do our best for patients, young people and home residents. For instance, if our sites’ teams need to change a service, deal with a media crisis, produce a new policy or implement technology, their colleagues in Central Services will lead the way. Although our subject matter experts often work across the Group, they are split into nine teams: Business Development and Strategic Growth, Estates and Facilities Management, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Legal and Compliance, People Services, Professional and Service Development and Group Projects.

Learn and achieve with Priory Career Pathways

Because we provide care and support in so many different areas, we can offer an incredibly wide range of roles. And whether you join us in Education, Children’s Services, Adult Care or Healthcare, you can expect ongoing development and an inspiring long-term career. With the chance to choose your direction and shape your future the way you want, we offer flexibility, choice and exciting prospects. Explore the range of pathways available at

Our values

Putting people first - We put the needs of our service users above all else Striving for excellence - For over 140 years, we have been trusted by our service users with their care. We take this trust seriously and constantly strive to improve the services we provide Being positive - We see the best in our service users and each other, and we strive to get things done. We never give up and we learn from our mistakes Acting with integrity - We are honest, transparent and decent. We treat each other with respect Being supportive - We support our colleagues, our service users and their families when they need us most

Our benefits

As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we recognise and reward you for your contribution. To support this, we've created a comprehensive benefits package for all team members. Our benefits are flexible and tailored to the individual, but here's just some of whats on offer: • A competitive salary • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays • DBS cost covered • Exclusive online discounts and cashback • Free parking at every site • Cash for colleagues - receive up to £1,000 for referring a friend • Cycle scheme and much more...
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