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Ward Manager




Nelson House, 14 Rowner Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0EW

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


38,890.00 - 40,894.00



Job Advert - Division Information


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.

Job Advert Location Description

Nelson House is a modern and spacious 30 bed locked rehabilitation recovery service for men and women with mental illness. By having a focus on the development of skills for independence the unit provides a positive step for patients, many whose next step will be living in the community. It helps patients learn new ways of managing their conditions and symptoms with the aim of helping to prevent any future relapse. For patients with challenging behaviours, Nelson House helps them to learn skills to change their response to anxiety and distress. 

Job Advert Role Description

Nelson House is a CQC rated Good rehabilitation and recovery orientated mental health unit situated on the South Coast of England. We are currently looking for a motivated and passionate individual who will be responsible for managing all aspects of nursing responsibilities on a day to day basis.


Our Ward Manager role involves:

Supporting others to support vulnerable men to reach their full recovery potential

•           Being a clear leader for the Nursing team and managing shifts

•           Providing high quality care in a rehabilitation and recovery setting for men suffering from enduring mental illness

•           Developing therapeutic relationships to optimise patient engagement

•           Following all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights  of others and promoting ethical practice

•           Contributing to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the  individual, and monitoring patient progress

•           Mentoring and supporting student nurses and other members of the team

•           Promoting professional development within the team

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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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