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Ward Manager

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Priory Hospital Preston, Rosemary Lane, Bartle, Preston, PR4 0HB

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£34,000 pa - £36,000 PA dependent on experience



Job Advert - Division Information


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants.

Job Advert Location Description

The role:

We are looking a recruit a highly motivated and committed Ward Manager for our 12-bedded adult Acute unit.


Key Accountabilities for the role include;

  • Preferred experience  working with an Acute setting 
  • Managing staffing ladders and staff roster
  • 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 the numbers as required.

Job Advert Role Description

The Priory Hospital Preston has established an excellent reputation for offering calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 38 service users.  

Division DBS info

We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

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.

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