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Senior Mental Health Nurse - £2,000 welcome bonus




Cragston Court, Cragston Close, Blakelaw, Newcastle Upon Tyne,NE5 3SR

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£37,579 per annum + £2,000 welcome bonus


Full time hour

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.


Job Advert Location Description

Cragston Court is a purpose built facility providing a full rehabilitation and recovery pathway for service users who have enduring mental health needs.  It is a nursing/residential unit with 20 beds for persons from the age of 18 of mixed gender.


The unit promotes rehabilitation and recovery to the highest standard by including an individual’s family and friends and other professionals in order to support the service users along their journey of recovery.


We provide 24-hour support for people with mental health needs. Our focus is on encouraging daily living skill and independence.


Cragston Court aims to provide a safe and homely environment where the unique needs of each individual are recognized and skilled professional colleagues are available to provide nursing/support in a way, which encourages self- determination and enables each person to achieve their best quality of life.


We agree a structured program of care with each individual and integrate the CHIME framework into our practice to ensure that this is personalized to his or her needs and aspirations. We endeavour to deliver this care in a manner, which maintains dignity, respect and gives choice to the service users, so they have a say and responsibility in their own care. 



Job Advert Role Description

Job Advert Role Description

In order to apply you would need to be:

RMN Qualified
NMC Registered
Have knowledge of the Mental Health Act
Be patient centric and have a commitment to delivering high quality care
Possess fine tuned decision making skills
Have an excellent organisational capacity and effective communication skills
Be flexible and have a strong "can do" attitude

Outline of duties:

To provide clinical support and care to service users with complex and enduring mental health needs, by assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating their nursing care plans to ensure that they are fully supported using person-centred care approaches.


Specific responsibilities and duties:

Provide leadership and supervision to the team and individuals including through personal development plans.

Act in a visible and accessible manner facilitating and coordinating person-centred care whilst ensuring the highest possible standards of evidence based care and treatment are provided

Active engagement in service improvement through reflection, audit and networking.

to undertake the role of a named nurse for a cohort of residents and demand high quality care delivery focused on residents individually assessed needs and choices.


What we’d like to offer you:

  • Excellent salary
  • Many benefits in line with the NHS
  • Working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team
  • Free on-site parking
  • Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare
  • Access to development opportunities including:
  • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
  • Improved CPD application & panel process
  • Leadership & management development
  • Support with your Revalidation
  • Long service award
  • Flexibility with the introduction of our new e-rostering system which will allow you to book additional shifts through an online portal in the future
  • Enhanced support with Return to Practice
  • Refer a friend to nursing bonus


Division DBS info


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, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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