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Deputy Ward Manager




Priory Highbank Centre,Walmersley Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 5LX

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





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.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants

Job Advert Location Description

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with complex neurodisability to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their care, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams. The Priory Highbank Centre specialises in complex neuro-disability, including care of tracheostomy and mechanical ventilated patients. You would be part of our dedicated multidisciplinary team who offer evidence based, patient centred care and therapy to help patients maximise their physical, emotional and social potential. The Elton Unit is a 28 bedded purpose built Specialist Care Home for adults who have complex neurological and behavioural needs.

Job Advert Role Description

The Deputy Ward Manager (RGN Nurse) Responsibilities:

Supervision and management of care staff

Planning, assessing, delivering and evaluating individual care

Planning staff rotas

Establish and maintain outstanding communication with clients, relatives and colleagues

Deputise in the absence of the Ward Manager

Undertake oncall within a rota

Demonstrate consistent leadership and role modelling


The Deputy Ward Manager:

Must be RGN qualified with a valid NMC Pin Number

Must have senior nursing experience working within a care home setting

Brain Injury experience desirable but not essential as training will be provided

Must be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team a nd have sound knowledge of regulatory requirements

Must be able to complete an enhanced DBS check


With a kind, caring and calm approach, the successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with patients, relatives and colleagues. If you have the skills, attitude and experience to be successful in this role, we want to hear from you today!


In return, we can offer:

Working with a committed, forward-thinking and supportive interdisciplinary team

Contributory pension scheme

Paid sick leave (after qualifying period)

Access to regular clinical supervision

Generous annual leave entitlement

Subsidised meals

Free parking

Corporate benefit package

Annual NMC fee reimbursed by Priory Group

Birthday Leave


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at the Enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS). We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.

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