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Ward Manager




Priory Hospital Dorking, South Terrace, Harrowlands Park, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 2RA

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Up to £40,500



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

The Priory Dorking is a 21 bed rehabilitation and recovery service for women with complex mental health needs.


Our comprehensive multi-disciplinary team pride our selves on our ability to work both with enduring mental illness but also those who struggle with regulating emotions, acts of impulsivity and managing relationships.


The hospital is set in picturesque grounds overlooking the Surrey Hills and has extensive facilities including onsite Gym, Purpose Built OT Kitchen aswell as Occupational Facilities.


As a member of the team at Dorking you will be encouraged to let your creative side flow, positively contributing to the sites success. You will also have free access to the onsite gym facilities.

Job Advert Role Description

As Ward Manager you will lead the team of nurses and healthcare workers in the implementation of recovery focussed care for the women in our service.  You will have accountability for ensuring the safe staffing within the hospital and provide clear and supportive leadership ensuring regulatory compliance is maintained within your department.  You will also be Included in Staffing numbers 0.4 FTE.


A passion for quality and service development is essential to be part of this driven team along with an understanding of changing agendas within rehabilitation and recovery services.


Qualifications and experience required:

- Registered Mental Health Nursing Qualification or Allied Health Professional

- Registered with the NMC or HCPC

- Experience supervising nursing staff.

- Traing and current mentor

- Experience or working in an Environement that requires ability to manage multiple priorities.

- Computer literate

-Evidence or continued professional development.  


Additional expertise such as DBT and CBT for Psychosis would be advantageous.


Some of the benefits we offer are:-


- NMC fees reimbursed

- A World Class Employee Assistance programme

- Flexible benefits (including preferential rates and access to schemes such as gym membership, IT, private healthcare)

- Shopping discounts

 - Free onsite meals and free onsite parking

-Contributory Pension Scheme

- 25 Days annual leave + Bank Holidays

- Career Development and continuous learning and development

- Full Extensive Training Induction plus opportunities to do further training while in the role.     

Division DBS info

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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