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Director of Clinical Services




Priory Hospital Lincolnshire, Dog Kennel Lane, Glentworth, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 5UD

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£43 972.92



Job Advert Location Description

Priory Hospital Lincolnshire is a low secure unit for men with mental illness and personality disorder, Located in Gainsborough in Lincolnshire, Priory Hospital Lincolnshire has 28 beds to support those who are detained under the Mental Health Act.

Our service consists of two wards:

Cedar - 14 bedded ward for men who require stabilisation and support to decrease their levels of challenging behaviour

Ash - 14 bedded ward providing continuing care with a focus on rehabilitation and community reintegration and preparing the person to move further along the care pathway or to community living

Job Advert Role Description

The DoCS forms part of the hospital senior management team and is wholly responsible for the clinical services operations that includes nursing and therapy. The post holder will ensure the highest level of patient care is provided to all patients.

The Director of Clinical Services plays a key role in developing the hospital strategy, providing operational and clinical leadership to the team.

The role:

  •  Promotes an effective working relationship across the hospital.
  •  Provides leadership, organisation and coordination to ensure effective clinical governance
  • To manage the delivery of clinical services, business plan ensuring the effective  and efficient management and control of staff, recruitment, e-roster, budgets and equipment
  • Being responsible for implementing effective clinical interventions and ensures that treatment is designed to enhance the operation and quality of clinical services and is aligned to best practices.
  • Ensures compliance with statutory regulations and current legislation, meeting quality standards and delivering against quality and performance indicators.

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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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