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Deputy Ward Manager - Private Acute

Salary: £45,000 per year
Location: Ticehurst
Company: Priory Group
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
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About Ticehurst :

Ticehurst is set in a stunning, rural location in East Sussex, with The Pantiles, Boutique Hotels, Restaurants and Shopping Mall of Historic Royal Tunbridge Wells only 20 minutes away, Ticehurst offers male/female acute and private facilities on well-maintained wards.

As well as a beautiful and exceptionally friendly working environment with access to 50 acres of grounds, employees who need it can be accommodated on site. The grounds are also used to host summer events such as cream teas and barbeques.

Ticehurst’s location means you can have the best of both worlds with the coast only 20 minutes to the south and Central London around an hour away by direct train.

Job Profile
  • Qualified as a Registered nurse and passionate about patient care
  • Committed to providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients
  • Ensuring there is a high standard of care for patients in terms of their mental and physical health
  • Act as a role model and provide leadership to more Junior staff
  • Work effectively as part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • Committed to supervision, appraisal and Continuous Professional Development
  • Support with recruitment and retention
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Abilities
  • Excellent clinical knowledge based on evidence based practice
  • Experience of Care Plans ,Risk Assessments and writing reports
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act Legislation and statutory regulations
  • Experience of staffing, skill mix and leading shifts
  • Committed to supporting Junior Staff and Students
Priory Healthcare Benefits
  • Excellent salary
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free meals on duty
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare
  • Access to development opportunities
  • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
  • Leadership & management development
  • Long service award
  • Refer a friend bonuses
  • Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs) up to £3000 (Terms apply)
Additional benefits for nurses at Ticehurst:
  • Welcome bonus
  • Fully funded DBS
  • Fully funded NMC registration
  • Return to Practice support
  • Mentorship experience
  • CPD top up
  • Management and Leadership development opportunities
Are Registered Mental Health Nurses Superheroes?

At Priory Group, you don’t have to have superhuman powers to be a hero in our eyes. We want the care our nurses provide to our service users to be super. As a mental health nurse at Priory you’ll be part of a company that is supportive and has your welfare and interests at heart. Mental health nursing is a tough but rewarding career and we want to make sure that our relationship with you is a long-term thing, not a flash in the pan.

It takes a genuine desire to help other people, along with a lot of dedication and compassion to be a Mental Health Nurse. In return, we want to make sure you get the reward you deserve which is why we offer market leading salaries as well as bonuses and benefits, you’ll get job satisfaction and we’ll support you to develop your skills and grow with the company via our Career Pathways programme. You’ll get to build therapeutic relationships with the people you care for so you can help them through their difficult time and find ways to take control over their own health. It’s a chance to make a real and lasting difference to someone.

At Priory, you’ll be joining the UK’s largest provider of high quality mental health care with around 350 services across the country. Since joining forces with rehabilitation specialists, MEDIAN, we aim to be the leading European provider of mental health and rehabilitative services. By joining us, you’d be key to helping us bring the best of MEDIAN and Priory to our patients and residents.

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