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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£27,784.10 - £29,629.75 (depending on experience)



Job Advert Location Description

Mersey lodge is a bespoke placement for a person with unique and challenging needs. Unlike any other unit locally Mersey Lodge is designed and built around the needs of the person who is accommodated there. Like his environment his treatment and model of care is also individualised and person centred. Built around the positive behavioural support model the model of care is progressive, challenging and has the potential to be highly rewarding for the right person.

Job Advert Role Description

The right person will ned to:

•           Have a specific interest in the PBS model

•           Have a specific interest in this described patient group

•           Be positive and open minded

•           Able to see the ‘bigger picture’ in what is trying to be achieved and the challenges that this poses clinically and practically

•           Be able to manage challenging situations, proactively and creatively under stress

•           Have the desire to work within a strong team context



Assists qualified staff with the assessment and implementation of individual patient care plans undertaking routine tasks and activities as directed to facilitate the wellbeing, dignity and treatment of all patients.

• Provides practical support and responsive care to patients who require assistance with intimate personal needs such as dressing, bathing and toileting activities ensuring that such activities comply with procedures and the relevant healthcare legislation.

• Observes and monitors the wellbeing of patients ensuring that any unusual physical, mental or emotional occurrences are promptly referred to senior staff/the primary nurse and documented as appropriate.

• Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the multidisciplinary team.

• Participate in regular ward meetings and attend other meetings as requested.

• To assist in the maintenance of stock levels, including pharmaceutical products.

• To assist in the maintenance of ward cleanliness and tidiness and adhere to infection control policy and procedures at all times.

• Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests and enquiries.

• Help promote and maintain an environment conducive to meeting the needs of the patient / relatives and carers.

• Ensure service users are gaining a quality service that is value for their money.

• To receive and convey information from telephone or personal enquiries in a courteous manner and ensure all persons visiting the ward are greeted and assisted in a welcoming and supportive manner.


To this particular role night shifts are not required and we do accept candidates interested in part time (two shifts per week).


Benefits :

•           Competitive salary

•           Free parking

•           Wellbeing committee

•           CPD/Training commitment

•           Career pathways

•           Comprehensive Induction

•           25 days annual leave

•           Birthday off

•           Subsidised meals

•           Online benefits portal

•           Pension scheme

•           Enhanced maternity pay

•           Disclosure check cost coverage

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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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