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Night Charge Nurse




Ty Catrin, Dyfrig Road, Cardiff, CF5 5AD

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





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Ty Catrin is a low secure Hospital based in Cardiff. The unit offers care and treatment for up to 45 clients with enduring mental illness and personality difficulties, most of whom also have forensic histories. The facility is split into five wards, along with semi-independent flats on-site.

The unit boasts a robust multi-disciplinary team where the Clinical Services Manager overlooks the management of this team and service delivery. The multi-disciplinary team includes; Medical Professionals, Psychologists, Registered Nurses and Health Care Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Assistants, and Social Workers.

Our aim is to rebuild the clients confidence, self-esteem and hopes for the future and to give them the knowledge and resources to manage their own health so that they can manage their own sustainable recovery.

Priory Group are looking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced Senior Nurse who will function as one of two Night Coordinators and will be reporting to the sites Clinical Services Manager.

As NCO you will take a leadership role in ensuring the safe and effective management of the hospital during the night shifts. You will be either ward based, or peripatetic depending on the needs of the hospital at any particular shift. A brief summary of the duties are as follows:

• Monitoring staff in direct patient care programmes and activities.

• Embracing those managerial duties that require them to respond to night emergency situations, and the deployment of staff. To be the administrator of incidents/accidents that need to be referred to a higher body.

• Liaising closely with the appropriate Clinical Nurse Managers responsible for the 24 hour continuing responsibility of a ward.

• Ensure that staff working nights are fully conversant with existing hospital policies and procedures.

You must be able to demonstrate leadership, organisation, and co-ordination alongside contemporary and current Clinical knowledge to ensure safe management of the site during the night shift.

This is an exciting opportunity for an already established Senior Clinical Manager to gain experience of working with a specific client group in a large Hospital.

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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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