Charge Nurse

Location
Knaphill
Salary
£0 per year
Posted
22 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Ref
PRI18892-48
Contact
Amore .
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Function
Charge Nurse
Job Type
Permanent
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.  

Situated near Chobham, Surrey, within several acres of gardens, the Priory Hospital Woking offers calming and recovery focused residential treatment for service users as well as day care and outpatient services.

As of March 2016, The Priory Hospital Woking have opened a new Acute and Addictions ward to further increase the range of treatment available for it's service users.

 

Main Purpose

To take an active role in management of the ward/unit under the supervision of the Ward Manager, and to take charge in his/her absence. Participate fully with the clinical team and undertake direct patient care.

Key Accountabilities

1. Promote and maintain a professional working environment, ensuring a high standard of care at all times, assisting with evaluation through clinical governance and audit.

2. Support and lead regular patient feedback mechanisms, e.g. satisfaction surveys, outcome studies, community meetings.

3. Ensure effective communication between medical and nursing staff both verbal and written.

4. Ensure all CPA and risk assessment and HONOS is an integral part of the patients care and that it is monitored and updated on a regular basis.

5. Assists and supports regional management in developing and implementing new services.

6. Provide leadership to staff to help achieve unit objectives and quality patient care. Evaluate daily workload and lead and motivate staff to work to their full potential.

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.

Disclosure

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.