Charge Nurse

£33.5k per year
09 Nov 2017
07 Dec 2017
Priory Group
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Charge Nurse
Job Type

Partnerships in Care is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK. With hospitals around the country, 30 years of experience in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments.



Lochlea House is a new development which will be situated in the town of Mauchline in East Ayrshire, which will provide a specialised mental health, recovery and rehabilitation service for 10 residents. The service model service will have a clear focus on a gradual move towards greater independence and autonomy under the supervision and risk management of a consultant psychiatrist and a comprehensive multidisciplinary team.

The Charge Nurse will provide visible leadership and effective shift coordination to the nursing team. They will deputise in the absence of the Unit Manager and make a positive contribution to the key dimensions of healthcare quality: Patient Safety and Patient Experience

Effective evidence based health care interventions and the environment in which it is delivered.


About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.