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Lochlea House, 15/17 Station Road, Mauchline, Ayr, East Ayrshire KA5 5ES.

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£23,000 - 31,000



Job Advert Location Description

Lochlea is a community based development which provides a high standard of care to people with mental illness and personality disorder. The site works closely with The Ayr Clinic (Forensic Low Secure Hospital)


Based in Mauchline the service has a specialist Forensic stepdown remit with a focus on offering patients community transitional skills in a safe  environment.


The unit delivers therapeutic, occupational and clinical interventions with access to local facilities.


The low secure service operates with a full multi-disciplinary team including OT, forensic psychiatry and psychology. Service users are supported to develop living skills by encouraging an independent model of care


Nursing is the cornerstone to the service. We are looking for motivated, dedicated and innovative nurses to work in our unit and assist in helping promote recovery and well-being with our service users.


You will have the opportunity to contribute to assessments, plan care alongside the individual, and monitor user progress. You will be developed to lead shifts, mentor others and support student nurses


This is an exciting role for a new or experienced staff nurse in this new and dynamic service which will offer you an opportunity to help shape and develop the service model.

Job Advert Role Description

Staff Nurse's play a pivotal part within the multidiscilplinary team by; 


•Providing a high standard of care to people with mental illness and personality disorder

•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


Division DBS info


The successful candidates will be required to apply for a PVG from Disclosure Scotland. Further information can be obtained from We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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