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Ward Manager (AHP applicants also accepted)




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£44,280 pa (+£5000 welcome bonus over 3 years) *



Job Advert - Division Information



Job Advert Role Description

Are you an experienced Deputy Ward Manager or Charge Nurse looking for a new challenge?


We are seeking a full time Ward Manager to lead our Female Personality Disorder ward (Amy Johnson ward).  The successful candidate will manage the ward and its resources, taking appropriate action to ensure that standards of care are exceptional. You will also be responsible for:

•   Planning and co-ordinating the quality and management of nursing care, patient care and the clinical environment

•   Rota management

•   Making sure that the physical healthcare needs of patients are assessed and managed effectively

•   Ensuring that all patients have clear current care plans that reflect their personalised needs

•   Undertaking direct patient care where necessary

•   Ensuring the ward complies with statutory regulations, current legislation and meets quality standards

•   Ensuring that all members of the nursing team receive clinical supervision, appraisal, CPD requirements and complete mandatory training


The nursing team at our site work closely with our established mental health professionals including consultant psychiatrists, doctors and our committed therapy team. You will have the support of our excellent health care assistants, and will act as a visible role model to help promote the culture of the site. We welcome and encourage continuous professional development, and can provide funding for external training and qualifications, as well as mentorship from an enthusiastic management team.


Qualifications and experience required:

•   Registered Mental Health Nursing qualification (RMN) or Allied Health Professional

•   Currently registered with the NMC or HCPC

•   Trained as a mentor

•   Experience supervising nursing staff

•   Experience of continuing professional development


What we can give you:

•   Welcome Bonus (£5000 spread over 3 years) **

•   Relocation Allowance (please get in touch for more details) **

•   25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

•   Free DBS check

•   Subsidised professional membership and registration

•   Opportunities for further career development

•   Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

•   Refer a Friend scheme

•   Flexible benefits including preferential rates and access to schemes such as: gym membership, IT, healthcare cash plan, shopping discounts

•   Free meals and parking on site whilst on duty  


**Terms and Conditions Apply**

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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