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Registered Nurse (Personality Disorder)

Reference

PRI23539

Location

Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£27,373.50 - £29,108.20

Hours

37.5 Per Week - Rota basis

Job Advert - Division Information

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.

 

Job Advert Location Description

Set within landscaped gardens, the safe and supportive environment of the Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal offers a comprehensive inpatient specialist mental health service for young people and adults. The service is dedicated to providing innovative, high quality care and treatment for service users with challenging and complex needs, in order to enable their recovery and re-engagement with the community.

Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal are opening a new Personality Disorder ward.

Would you like to work in a dynamic, psychologically-minded team?  How about gaining therapeutic training, experience and expertise in working with women with complex mental health challenges?

We are looking for proactive, enthusiastic individuals to support the unit in delivering therapeutic care to the women on our programme.

We work with the most difficult women and support them through their care pathway back into the community.  We have a strong care pathway via our medium secure, low secure and our new inpatient service for women with high dependency needs (HDU) opening later this year.

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal are opening a new Personality Disorder ward.

Would you like to work in a dynamic, psychologically-minded team?  How about gaining therapeutic training, experience and expertise in working with women with complex mental health challenges?

We are looking for proactive, enthusiastic individuals to support the unit in delivering therapeutic care to the women on our programme.

We work with women and support them through their care pathway back into the community.  We have a strong care pathway via our medium secure, low secure and our new inpatient service for women with high dependency needs (HDU) opening later this year.

All staff take part in the therapeutic agenda by facilitating the group programme, delivering DBT skills coaching to service users and maintaining the behavioural milieu of the unit. As such, there is a comprehensive programme of training available to staff in Personality Disorder and DBT along with ongoing consultative support from the Ward Psychologist, Unit Manager and Consultant Psychiatrist to ensure the whole team acquire skills and understanding of relevant therapeutic principles.

Those recruited to these posts will be expected to:

  • Take an active role in the DBT agenda on the unit by co-facilitating therapy groups, supporting service users to complete therapeutic tasks, offering targeted and individual DBT skills coaching to service users.
  • Conducting risk assessments with service users as required
  • Providing the daily care and observations to service users on the unit
  • This role would suit reliable, committed, forward-thinking individuals with a passion for working psychologically.

In order to apply you would need to be:

  • RMN Or RNLD Qualified Nurse with at least 6mths Post registration experience
  • Experience in Working within Personality Disorders Desirable but not essential as Full Training and Career Pathways offered.
  • Active NMC Registration
  • Experienced in working in a close team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be patient centric and have a committment to delivering high quality care
  • Possess fine tuned decision making skills
  • Have an excellent organisational capacity and effective communication skills
  • Be flexible and have a strong "can do" attitude

 

What we’d like to offer 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
    • Leadership & management development
    • Support with your Revalidation
  • NMC Payment in full
  • Long service award

 

A wealth of knowledge, support and a pathway of personal and professional development will be available to motivated and aspiring candidates.

If you are passionate about offering high quality care to patients with mental health needs, and would like a long, rewarding and fulfilling career, then we would welcome your application to work for us.

 

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.