Registered Mental Health Preceptorship Nurse- Adult Acute Services
Founded over 225 years ago The Priory Hospital Ticehurst House stands within 48 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens in Wadhurst, a small village in East Sussex. Set in a calm and tranquil area, the safe and supportive environment offers a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient specialist mental health service for young people and adults. The hospital has established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care, together with an extensive range of therapies.
The hospital offers a comprehensive range of inter-linked care services within one site and provides a care pathway so service users can move seamlessly between services to provide the most appropriate care in the safest environment. The hospital provides four service lines:
• 2 Adult Acute psychiatric care units (1 male 9 bedded ward and 1 female 16 bedded ward)
• 2 children and adolescent mental health units (CAMHS)
- an Acute Tier 4 unit - 13 bedded mixed sex with gender specific designated areas
- a High Dependency Unit - 13 bedded female unit
• Young People and Adults Outpatient service
The hospital's consultant-led multidisciplinary teams (MDT) have a wealth of clinical and research experience in psychiatry, enabling service users to benefit from a broad range of individual and group therapies.
The hospital is currently expanding to include other services including the opening of an acute private service in October 2018.
New opportunities have arisen for an enthusiatic and proactive newly qualified RMN nurses looking for an opportunity to work within one of UK's leaders in private mental health care. We offer an extensive preceptorship programme to all newly qualified preceptorship nurses.
This is an excellent opportunity to develop skills in working with people with mental health difficulties where you will receive mentorship and the opportunity to work within the three different services that the Hospital caters for. The successful candidates will be part of a supportive multidisciplinary team comprising of both health, psychological and educational professionals You should also have a keen interest in working with families and developing an understanding of systems and frameworks.
A competitive salary plus generous enhancements of 20% for unsociable hours and evenings, 50% bank holidays, 30% overtime, flexible Priory Group benefits including company pension scheme, we fully encourage continuous professional and independent development including funding external training and qualifications, mentorship and supervision. Priory also offer a unique training scheme through our 'career pathways' programme. In addition to annual leave which increases along with your service you have a day off on your birthday. You can enjoy free onsite parking and lunchtimes with your colleagues in the highly subsidised staff restaurant.
If you are interested in finding out more please complete the short pre application form and our nurse recruiter will be in touch, or come and attend one of our recruitment open days.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.