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Preceptor (RMN/RNLD)




Priory Hospital Burgess Hill (D11), Gatehouse Lane, Goddards Green, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 9LE

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£27,824 + £5000.00 Welcome Bonus


37.5 Per Week

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Preceptor (RMN/RNLD)
Burgess Hill Hospital


Are you a newly qualified Mental Health Nurse looking to develop your training with an excellent Preceptorship programme? If so we want you to work with us. We are looking for the brightest and most talented nurses to build leading NHS services at Priory Burgess Hill.

We are seeking to be a responsive and innovative hospital that places care at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We are looking for people who are ready to learn and keen to develop who have an ability to adapt to evolving change in order to facilitate excellent clinical care.

We will support and help you to grow and become the best you can be and you will help us to grow to be a leading light in mental healthcare through innovation and high expectation.

To underline this commitment to you there is a £5000 welcome bonus and further incentives for introducing your colleagues and friends.


We also offer

  • £27,824 per year
  • NMC Payment in full
  • 33 days holiday and your birthday off
  • Free on-site parking and meals
  • Sponsorship of professional development and higher learning
  • £250 Contribution towards annual CPD
  • Support with your Revalidation
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Relocation expenses
  • Range of additional benefits including gym membership, IT technology and private healthcare.

What you will be doing

Priory Hospital Burgess Hill, Hassocks BN6 9LE, is located 10 minutes (train/car) from Brighton and is on the main Brighton to London (Victoria/London Bridge/Kings Cross) rail line. It is situated in a semi-rural location on the fringe of Burgess Hill in Sussex.

We currently provide the following services

  • Female Low Secure
  • Male PICU
  • Male Acute

We also plan to open a female PICU and develop another 2 specialist services on site to compliment the package of care currently available. We want you to be part of that journey of planning, developing and delivering.

Due to these development plans there will be opportunities to develop either in operational management or into clinical lead practitioner roles alongside management.

You will have a strong voice as members of established and experienced MDT to deliver outstanding care to our patient population ensuring that every patient journey is underpinned by the experience of empathic, compassionate and outcome focused care in a safe environment.

What you will bring

  • Registered Nurse with current registration (mental health / LD)


  • Knowledge of MHA (1983/2007).
  • Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act (2005)
  • Child and Adult safe guarding procedures
  • Change management, organising and prioritising workloads
  • Demonstrate ability to enhance care through evidence based knowledge.
  • Demonstrate professional development relevant to the care group
  • Demonstrates ability to assess and manage clinical risk


For an informal discussion please contact Reuben Evans, Hospital Director. 


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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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