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Clinical Lead




Priory Hospital Romiley, 34 Sandy Lane, Romiley, Stockport, North West, SK6 4NH

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£37,000 - £39,000 dependent on experience


37.5 hours a week

Job Advert Role Description

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.

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge and want to join a service where you really can make a difference in people’s lives every single day? If so, we have the perfect role for you!

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.

Priory Hospital Romiley, located in Cheshire, is a 10-bedded, locked rehabilitation and recovery service for females of working age. We support those who have a primary diagnosis of psychosis and/or affective disorders who may also have co-morbidities including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance misuse issues, physical health difficulties and emotionally unstable personality disorder.

We are looking for a Clinical Lead/Senior Nurse Practitioner. Some of the things that'll be involved are:

•           Providing a specialist clinical knowledge, expertise and support to the nursing team and wider MDT.

•           Having an oversight of the clinical and care needs of all acute in patients, supporting the primary nurses in working with patients, their families, Care Coordinators, community teams  and other stakeholders in meeting the individual needs of each patient

•           Embracing diagnostic and risk uncertainty, with proactive clinical risk assessment and management, when planning care and interventions with clinical colleagues

•           Constructively reviewing and challenging nursing practice in the ward, leading by example, and providing expert knowledge to the nursing and wider MDT on a speciality or individual patient basis

•           Providing education and development of nurses and HCAs within the ward, based on need, and ensuring that the baseline needs of nurses to practice safely and effectively are met


To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

•           Have substantial and significant experience in In patient Acute care, including PICU

•           Evidence of Continuing Professional Development relevant to acute care

•           Specialist knowledge on one or more interventions/conditions, such as CBT, DBT, concomitant substance misuse/detoxification, relevant to acute care

•           Have worked in acute care settings ( in patient or community) for at least 3 years

•           Experience at Deputy Ward Manager level, equivalent  or above

•           Negotiating and working across organisational boundaries

•           Leadership

•           Working with HEIs, mentoring student nurses

•           Evidence of having influenced practice or service development in an acute setting

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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