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Registered Mental Health Nurse (CAMHS) I £1,500 Welcome Bonus




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time


£27,373.50 - £29,191.88


37.5 hrs

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Priory Cheadle Royal Child and Adolescent inpatient Service (CAMHS)


Priory is the largest provider of child and adolescent inpatient services to the NHS. We aim to meet a young person's mental health needs safely and effectively, in the least restrictive environment, whilst maintaining their privacy, dignity, sense of self, and relationships with those close to them.


Priory Cheadle Royal provides 35 CAMHS beds across three units, and although they function independently, they work closely together in order to share knowledge, expertise and learning opportunities. The three units within our CAMHS service comprises of…


Meadows– Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)


•10 bed mixed gender PICU service providing containment and management of risks

•Offering intensive multidisciplinary assessment of mental health needs

•Providing recommendations on suitable future support and care pathways

•Moving the young person on to a less restrictive setting as soon as possible


Woodlands – Low Secure Unit (LSU)

•10 bed low secure therapeutic and rehabilitative service for young females aged 13-18 years who pose a significant level of risk to themselves and/or others

•Young people who are admitted to Woodlands often present with severe self-harming behaviours, other risk issues and complex needs including attachment disorder, complex PTSD, emerging personality disorder and may have suffered childhood trauma

•Prior to admission to Woodlands, young people have usually had multiple or long admissions to tier 4 acute CAMHS inpatient services or local authority secure services

•The goal of the service is to engage the young person in a process of therapeutic change and to work toward successful discharge to the community after planned admissions of between 6-18 months.


Orchard – General Adolescent Unit (GAU)

•15 bed mixed gender CAHMS acute unit offering support and care to both detained and informal patients.

•Orchard takes a range of illnesses including psychosis, emergent personality disorder and eating disorders.

•The main aim of Orchard is to provide effective and timely treatment to enable the young person to reintegrate back into the community. Our models of care is tailored to the unique needs of each young person, to achieve positive outcomes.

•Orchard works with a range of disciplines including the nursing team, medics and a range of therapists



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

• £1,500 welcome bonus

•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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