Director of Clinical Services

£48k per year
02 May 2018
30 May 2018
Amore .
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Job Type
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.  

Ellingham hospital is a 44 bedded independent hospital providing specialist inpatients treatment for Children and Adolescent with mental health and learning Disability, in addition to the provision of an acute ward for adults with mental health problems

Conveniently located close to the A11 in the small town of Attleborough, the hospital CAMHS provision is provided on two wards which includes a low secure unit. The adult acute ward is currently being refurbished with a view to provide two 12 bedded wards in an environment conducive to their recovery.  

The hospital is supported by a robust multi-disciplinary team of professionals including psychiatrist, psychologist speech & language therapist, Occupational therapist, nurses, social worker, art therapist and a family therapist. There is also an Ofsted registered school on site supporting the young people with their education.

The Director of Clinical Services will be responsible for the operational management of Nursing and Therapy staff team and is directly accountable to the Hospital Director.

We will expect the Director of Clinical Services to lead the clinical teams to deliver our purpose to make a real and lasting difference for everyone we support. You will lead by building a culture that supports our values and puts the people we care for at the centre of what we do. Supported by the multi-disciplinary team at site and the wider group teams, you will be accountable for ensuring clinical and therapeutic interventions meets the needs of our patients and the service.

The post involved participating in the Senior Management on call rota.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Alain Sockalingum, Hospital Director on 01953 459000 or

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.

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