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Date Added: Wed 23/09/2020


Sudbury, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

The Priory Hospital Preston has established an excellent reputation for offering calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 38 service users.

The Priory Hospital Preston is part of the Priory Group, Europe's leading provider of specialist treatment in mental health. The hospital has an established reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of clinical services. The hospital currently has residential facilities for 38 inpatients.

Our Deputy Ward Manager role involves:

To provide senior nursing leadership to the ward nursing team in support of the Ward Manager.

They will have a degree of clinical experience and leadership that provides expertise and confidence to the nursing team and ward overall.

They will have defined delegated responsibilities from the ward manager.; protected time for their deputy ward manager duties and have supervisory responsibilities for an agreed group of staff.

To be successful as Deputy Ward Manager, you'll need:

- First level Registered Nurse (RMN)

- Clinical supervision experience essential, training is desirable

- Evidence of CPD and intent to maintain and develop CPD and leadership.

- Good computer skills

- Experience in Acute Mental Health

- At Least 3 years, or equivalent post registration experience.

- Mentorship desirable however training could be provided

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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