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Priory Hospital Preston, Rosemary Lane, Bartle, Preston, PR4 0HB
Priory Group Division
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
£32,000 - £34,000 Per annum
37.5 hrs p/wk
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 difficulties 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 Location Description

The Priory Hospital Preston is an independent adult mental health hospital, specialising in the management and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems. The Eating Disorders and Acute Mental Health services at the hospital work in partnership with the NHS to provide the best quality outcomes for all the patients in our care.

Opened in 1998, the hospital has established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of services delivered across two sites. The hospital has residential facilities for 22 patients. Our highly experienced team includes consultant psychiatrists, accredited therapists, counsellors, nurses and support staff. We also have an Activities Co-ordinator who offers tailored daily activities focusing on the individual needs of each patient.

The Priory Hospital Preston now includes the Bartle Unit (formerly Sion House) which is a specialist eating disorder unit.

Job Advert Role Description

The Role:

We are looking to recruit two highly motivated and committed Ward Managers to join our service which treats most Psychiatric conditions including depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, and all major acute psychiatric illnesses.

Key accountabilities for the role include:

  • Promoting and maintaining a professional working environment
  • Ensuring a high standard of care at all times.
  • Providing leadership to staff in helping achieve unit objectives
  • Ensure a high quality of patient care is provided.

The role holder will be a Registered Mental Health Nurse(RMN) with excellent communication skills ensuring effective communication within the multi-disciplinary team, Management qualification/experience and an up to date knowledge of regulatory requirements and outcomes is also required.

Hours of work will be 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday, however you will be required to cover shifts and work within numbers as required.


The Priory Hospital Preston has established an excellent reputation for offering calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 26 service users. Due to expansion we will be opening a new 12 bedded acute ward early 2018 and are looking to recruit Ward managers to join our expanding team.


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.

Closing Date

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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