Location
Woodbourne Priory Hospital, 21 Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B17 8BY
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
up to £29,688.75 dependent on experience
Hours
37.5
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 Woodbourne is an independent hospital, specialising in the management and treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions. The hospital has established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care.

We provide expert treatment for the following services:

  • Eating disorders
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit

The Aspen Unit is The Priory Hospital Woodbourne's psychiatric intensive care unit which provides a fast turnaround service where the focus is supporting young adult males aged 16-25, to improve their coping skills in the short term.

Woodbourne has a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists. They can treat a wide range of acute mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic-stress-disorder, obsessive compulsive states, schizophrenia and all other major acute psychiatric illnesses.

Job Advert Role Description

The role:

Specialising in the management and treatment of mental health problems including addiction, the hospital have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care.

We are currently looking for RMNs to join our team on Aspen Ward which is a 10 bedded Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit for 18-25 year old males.

We work in partnership with Forward Thinking Birmingham however we also take referrals from all over the UK. Most of our referrals come directly from the community, either from Place of Safety, A&E or police custody. We also take referrals from other wards when service users may present as challenging.

We aim to nurse our patients in the least restrictive way and we are a team that focuses on reflecting and learning from our experiences. We encourage service user involvement and choice, and our values are around positive engagement and activity. Aspen aims to offer patients a positive experience of being in hospital whilst focusing on risk management and providing a safe environment. Typically our admissions are short and patients are transferred to an acute ward to continue their progress towards recovery however occasionally we do discharge directly into the community if appropriate.  

Successful candidates will be motivated to work in a service that offers involvement and empowerment for patients, who may have a personality disorder and/or mental illness, encouraging patients to have a real voice in how services develop and in their individualised care pathways.

You will be flexible and supportive, enabling patients to build on their existing strengths and feel positive about their lives.

What we’d like from you:

  • RMN Qualified
  • NMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council Registered)
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act
  • Patient centric & commitment to delivering high quality care
  • Fine tuned decision making skills
  • Excellent organisational capability
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexibility and a strong “can do” attitude

What we’d like to give you:

  • Excellent salary
  • Many benefits in line with the NHS
  • Working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team
  • Free on-site parking
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare
  • Access to development opportunities including:
  • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
  • Improved CPD application & panel process
  • £250 Contribution towards CPD
  • Leadership & management development
  • Support with your Revalidation
  • NMC Payment in full
  • Long service award
  • Welcome bonus £1500. ( £1000 on boarding bonus initially  and £500 after 6 months)
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.

Disclosure

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.

Job Description
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