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Bank Registered Mental Health Nurse




Kent House - Kent House hospital and school,Crockenhill Road,St Mary Cray,Orpington, Kent BR5 4EP

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type



£14.49 - £16.00 per hour



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 At Priory our nurses play a vital leadership role on the wards – coordinating our efforts, maintaining quality standards, responding creatively to new challenges and ensuring that our patients, residents and service users receive the best possible care at all times.

Priory Kent House is looking to recruit driven and dynamic nurses who are looking to be part of a committed, diverse and experienced team, and who share our passion for delivering outstanding care to make a real and lasting difference to patients’ lives.

We realise that it can be quite a challenging environment at times, so a positive attitude, compassion, dedication and resilience are important. It is hugely rewarding to see people improve; being able to do something today that they couldn't do yesterday because of you.

Whether you are at the beginning of your nursing career,  or you are looking for the next step in your development, Priory promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in you.

There are many career development opportunities within The Priory Group to progress across the Staff Nurse grading via distant learning allowing you to broaden your knowledge and expertise within mental health.

We will support and guide you on a day to day basis and ensure that your working day has been accomplished with our existing skilled staff.

Speak to our nurse recruiter (insert NR details) today for an informal chat and hear more about how you can begin your Priory Journey.


To be a nurse at priory you will need;

NMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council Registered)

Knowledge of the Mental Health Act

NHS or Private sector experience advantageous


In return we will offer:

Excellent salary
Many benefits in line with the NHS
NMC Payment in full
Free on-site parking
Flexible benefits including including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) & discounted shopping vouchers.
Access to development opportunities



Division DBS info

Partnerships in Care is one of the UK’s leading provider of independent specialist secure and step-down services for people with mental illness, personality disorders, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and brain injuries. We have over 30 hospitals, and close to 4,000 employees with over 28 years of experience in our sector. 

You will be central to providing high quality care within a Rehabilitation setting. The patient group may consist of Personality Disordered, Enduring Mental Illness and Learning Disabilities

You will work within an identified career development pathway and be expected to complete appropriate competency development portfolio.

Our Staff Nurse role involves:

Contributing to the comprehensive assessment of a patient.

Compiling a holistic plan of care in partnership with the individual.

Compiling a positive risk management plan.

Monitoring and reviewing individualised patient plans, within an evidence based framework.

Contributing to pre-admission assessment of referred patient

Contributing to the development of Health Care Workers

Prioritising, organising, and deploying under direction, resources to meet the requirements of the ward for the duration of a shift.

Committing to the promotion of basic living skills within a Rehabilitation Setting.

Contributing to the delivery of evidence based therapeutic interventions as agreed by the interdisciplinary team.

Managing medication as per hospital policy.

Adhering at all times to the NMC code of professional conduct.

To be successful for the higher level nurse positions you would be expected to take on a higher level of responsibility in the above tasks; beyond monitoring, reviewing and contributing. You would also need to be able to undertake the role of supervising and managing staff.


To be successful as Staff Nurse, you’ll need:


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Completion of pre-registration/ Preceptorship

Drive to take responsibility for personal learning and development.

Experience of working in a similar environment and role

A focus on patient centred care

Demonstrable experience of being a team player

Ability to be self-motivated and flexible

For higher level nursing position strong Leadership and management of people skills

About our benefits

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits: 

25 days annual lea

A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

Private Medical Insurance Scheme

Life Assurance

Free meals while on duty

Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services

Continuous learning and development

Childcare vouchers

Career development

Personal health insurance

An employee assistance programme

Voluntary Benefits

ve plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)


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