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Registered Mental Health Nurse (Adults)




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time


£27,373.50 - 29,191.88 per annum (dep on experience) plus enhancements for nights, weekends



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Cheadle offers a variety of services ranging from PICU services to Rehabilitation services providing a care pathway for all adults suitable to their individual needs. 


The units provide assessment and treatment for acute mental health conditions such as Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Bi-polar Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Personality Disorders. The ethos of the units is to provide support in times of crisis and to offer therapeutic engagement during the inpatient stay working alongside appropriate risk management plans.


The teams consist of a Consultant Psychiatrist, Speciality Doctor, Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Registered Mental Health Nurses and experienced Healthcare Assistants who form the Multidisciplinary teams. Their approach is to work closely with stakeholders and commissioning bodies to achieve minimum lengths of stay for patients through effective discharge planning.


Adult Acute

The Acute service at Cheadle is a 29-bedded service made up of two separate units: Maple and Alder. Both are mixed sex units providing care for adults aged 18 and over. The units operate a 24-hour admission service supporting local NHS trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups, taking both informal and formal patients.


PICU – Psychiatric Intensive Care Units

The PICU service at Cheadle Royal Hospital is a 30 bedded service made up of 3 separate units: Pankhurst (Female), Willows and Featherstone (both Male).

The unit provide care for adults aged 18 and over.

Our psychiatric intensive care services are adept at dealing with patients in a severe phase of illness, who cannot be managed on an acute or HDU service. Our staff teams have extensive experience in managing high levels of disturbance, allowing our PICUs to admit from a variety of settings, including from other PICUs.

Our teams are committed to providing the highest quality of care. We help support patients with a wide range of mental health conditions in therapeutic and supportive environments.


Rehabilitation & Recovery




Elmswood provides comprehensive rehabilitation services for males with complex mental health needs. We ensure the highest quality of care to enable smooth transitions back home or into community services. Elmswood have 17 beds set over 2 units which provide a pathway to step down into a less restricted environment



Are you a newly qualified Mental Health Nurse looking to consolidate your training with an excellent Preceptorship package?

You will have a preceptor package with tailored individual and group support both on and off the ward.  This would consist of training and professional development from your line managers/mentors on site.


In order to apply you would need to be:

•RMN Qualified or Preceptor

•Active NMC Registered

•Have knowledge of the Mental Health / Capacity Act and its implications for practice

•Be patient centric and have a commitment 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

•Strong desire to work with in a PICU to Rehabilitation services


In return, we will give you:

•A competitive salary

•Group Pension Scheme (offered)

•NMC Payment in full

•Support with your Revalidation

•Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

•Company Sick pay –(subject to meeting Criteria)

•25 days annual leave plus bank holidays - pro rata for part time

•Birthday holiday - your birthday as an extra days annual leave

•Enhanced maternity pay

•Healthcare cash plans

•Free On-site parking

•Online benefits and cashback rewards

•Long Service Awards (voucher scheme)

•Refer a Friend scheme £1,000



A wealth of knowledge, support and a pathway of personal and professional development will be available to motivated and aspiring candidates, access to development opportunities including:



•Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel

•Improved CPD application & panel process

•£250 Contribution towards CPD

•Leadership & management development

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.

Please apply through or NHS Jobs




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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. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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