Deputy Ward Manager

£29k - 33k per year
02 Aug 2018
30 Aug 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.  

Set in 48 acres of grounds, Priory Hospital Ticehurst provides a calming and therapeutic environment, specialising in the management and treatment of mental health problems. The hospital has residential facilities for 69 service users, as well as offering outpatient services.

Our highly experienced team, including consultant psychiatrists, therapists, nurses and support staff, have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care.

If you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, work well in a team and want to work within a setting that seeks to help improve people's health and well-being, This is an exciting time to Join Priory Hospital in opening its NEW Private Acute and Day Therapy Service - Benefits include but not limited to a competitive salary plus location allowance, child care vouchers, free car parking, a contributory pension scheme. And you can even enjoy lunch with your colleagues in our highly subsidised staff restaurant.

We are currently looking for a Deputy Ward Manager. The post holder will provide senior nursing leadership to the ward nursing team in support of the ward manager. The post holder will supervise a defined group of team members contributing to their overall CPD recognising and developing the skills required across the service. As well as acting as a role model to promote a culture of learning development, inquiry and team vision.

If you would like to join our team and partake in the innovative growth and expansion of our services- we invite you to apply

You will be a first level registered nurse and a trained mentor. Clinical supervision experience is essential along with evidence of personal CPD and intent to develop further as a manager and leader.  At least 3 years or equivalent post registration experience in Mental Health services is essential. A passion to work within a team-orientated culture and a drive to deliver values and evidenced based patient care is key.

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.