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Nurse - Night Co-Ordinator




Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield, Essex, CM1 7SJ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





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

Situated within three acres of landscaped grounds, Priory Hospital Chelmsford is an independent hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of adults and adolescents with a range of mental health problems.  There is a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists.

The hospital offers calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 60 service users, as well as day care and outpatient services, including separate facilities for young people.

We provide expert treatment for the following services:

•             Eating disorders

•             Child and Adolescent Mental Health

•             Addiction services

Our highly experienced multidisciplinary team deliver personalised treatment programmes alongside the use of a wide range of therapies.

Job Advert Role Description

Our Night Nurse Co-ordinator role involves:  

 Being responsible for the safe operation of all units on night shift.


•           Embracing managerial duties that require them to respond to night emergency situations, and the deployment of staff.


•           Liaising closely with the Director of Nursing to be responsible for the 24 hour continuing responsibility of an area.


•           Develop recognised and acceptable standards of care affecting the night service and will be expected to work the occasional day hours to attend appropriate meetings, thus ensuring that policies and philosophies are being developed to reflect the full 24 hour service.


•           Ensuring that both they and those staff working nights are fully conversant with existing hospital policies and procedures.


•           Developing the clinical role of the night nurse practitioner, using reflective practice skills.


      Being included in the staffing ladder if required

 To be successful as Night Coordinator you will need:

•           3 + years demonstrable post registration Nursing experience.


•           Experience of working in a supervisory capacity.


•           Experience of co-ordinating care.


•           Experience of prioritising key tasks in relation to sphere of work.


•           Experience of management of Health & Safety and related issues.


•           Experience of report writing.

Division DBS info

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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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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