Priory Healthcare
3 Oct 2016
Darlington, Durham, England
Ward mental nurse
Job level:
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 23136 - 28927 Per year
Closing date:
2 Nov 2016

At Priory Healthcare we're at the forefront of our field, with an international reputation for delivering clinical excellence. Across the UK's largest network of mental health hospitals and clinics we are dedicated to making a real and lasting difference to patients with extraordinarily complex disorders.

The severity of cases means we are looking for Registered Mental Health Nurses who can thrive in an often-demanding environment. It will be challenging, and at times it can feel frustrating and dispiriting. But when your patients turn the corner, when you see that sign of progress, that's when you know all the effort was worth it. That's when you know you have the most extraordinary job.

The Priory Hospital Middleton St George provides specialist inpatient care for adults with mental health needs and presenting with complex needs and challenging behaviours. The hospital has 81 beds across six wards on site specialising in providing treatment for:

* Male locked rehabilitation for mental illness

* Female locked rehabilitation for mental illness

* Female specialist personality disorder locked rehabilitation

* Mixed acute

* Mixed detox

Nurse Careers @ Priory Hospital Middleton St George

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About the role

As well as providing outstanding treatment and care, we aim to deliver a service that's empowering for our patients. One in which we can support them in maximising the quality of their life in the least restrictive manner possible. So when you join our multi-disciplinary team, you'll work together to develop personalised, recovery-focused programmes and care pathways. Playing a vital leadership role on the ward, you'll also use your expertise and ideas to help us continually evolve best practice and set new standards both within the Priory Group and across the profession.

What we'd like from you

While you'll be RMN qualified and NMC registered, we'll be looking for a range of qualities that go beyond your qualifications and technical ability. Whether you are currently working elsewhere or returning to practice, you'll be patient centric with a commitment to delivering high quality care. Finely tuned decision-making skills, communication skills and organisational capacity are a must, while your flexibility and can-do attitude will enable our patients to build on their existing strengths and feel positive about their lives.

What we'd like to give you

As you help define our patients' futures, we'll do the same for yours. As well as giving you the opportunity to experience the kind of clinical variety that rarely exists in the NHS, you'll enjoy a competitive salary and a benefits package that includes a contribution to your NMC revalidation. On top of that we also have a dynamic and seamless approach to learning and development that will see you continuously progress and achieve your ambitions.

* A competitive salary

* £1000 annual loyalty bonus

* 50% NMC Contribution

* Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

* Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

* 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

* Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave

* Online benefits and cashback rewards

* Cycle to work scheme

* Just drive scheme

* SMART Childcare Vouchers

* SMART Pension option

* Free Parking

* Staff Room

* Subsidised meals

* Enhancements for nights, weekends and bank holidays

* Free use of Gym

Find out more about a career with Priory and hear from some of our nurses at our website.


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.

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