Acute Referrals Triage Team Leader

£32k per year
22 Oct 2018
19 Nov 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 within landscaped gardens, the safe and supportive environment of the Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal offers a comprehensive inpatient specialist mental health service for young people and adults. The service is dedicated to providing innovative, high quality care and treatment for service users with challenging and complex needs, in order to enable their recovery and re-engagement with the community.

Are you?

•           A driven and dynamic Nurse?

•           An experienced RMN?

•           Wanting to make a difference to someone's life?

•           Ready for a new challenge?

•           Wanting to work with the best nurses in the UK?     


If you've answered yes to the above then we WANT to talk to you!

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and proactive nurses into our business.

We have implemented an exciting new service, where you will be involved in making crucial decisions for our Hospitals. We want to lean on your expertise as a registered mental health nurse and experience in acute settings to evaluate all patient referrals to Priory Healthcare  and make a decision on the clinical appropriateness for a placement in one of our for our acute and PICU services..

The Triage Team Leader will provide leadership for a small team of Registered Mental Health Nurses whilst working the majority of the time in the Triage Nurse Role. Part of the role will be to work with senior colleagues within the division in the development of systems and processes for acute triage and working positively with referrers and hospital colleagues to ensure continuous improvement.


We are proud of the acute services we offer and we want you to become an integral part of this business and enhance the management of referrals into our hospitals by working as part of our dedicated clinical triage service.

We are looking for registered mental health nurses who are confident to work alone and make clinical decisions based on information provided by referrers.

You will lead the Triage team of nurses in the development of systems and processes to continually improve this service. You will have the opportunity to liaise with clinicians from across the Priory Group in your day to day work and in the development of the service.

The role is based at Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, but provides a service within Priory Healthcare across a number of sites; some limited travel to other sites may be required for example as part of your induction.

  In return for all of your hard work and support we will offer you;

•           Highly Competitive salary

•           Payment of NMC Pin

•           25 Days Annual leave

•           An extra days holiday for your birthday

•           Maternity pay in line with the NHS

•           Access to fantastic benefits online


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.

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