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Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time


£10.20ph, plus enhancements for nights, weekends and Bank holidays


37.5 per week worked 3 days over 7 (11.5 per day) shift/rota basis inc nights/weekends

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Mental Healthcare Support Worker

Permanent, Full and Part time vacancies

No experience necessary as full training will be given

£10.20ph, plus enhancements for nights, weekends and Bank holidays

What does a Mental Healthcare Support Worker do?

 As a Mental Healthcare Support Worker you would be supporting and assisting our nurses in delivering care to our patients.  Each patient has a ‘Care Plan’ that is tailored to meet their needs and support their recovery.  A typical day may include:

Provide practical support to patients who require assistance with intimate personal needs such as dressing and bathing for example
Observe and monitor the wellbeing of patients reporting any unusual physical, mental or emotional occurrences to the senior staff
Engage with patients, for example escort them on leave
Participate in regular ward meetings
Develop and maintain good professional relationships with patients, colleagues and visitors

What qualifications do I need?

Previous experience in a healthcare setting would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.

What training will I receive?

The first 2 weeks will be dedicated to getting you trained up to work on the wards.  This includes a welcome from the senior management team and tour of site on your first day as well as training in observations and boundary setting, safeguarding and RRIT (Reducing Restrictive Intervention Training).  Training is an on-going commitment and you will be supported at each stage.

What are the shifts?

Full time hours are 37.5 hours per week, which conventionally works as 3 long shifts every 3 weeks and 4 long shifts in the 4th week. 

We also have part time opportunities available too.

What are the salary enhancements?

 Monday to Friday 22:00PM – 6:30AM  20% of hourly rate

Saturday             All Day                   20% of hourly rate

Sunday               All Day                   50% hourly rate

Bank holidays      All Day                    50% hourly rate

 What other benefits are there?

 - Free onsite parking

- Subsidised lunches

- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and your birthday off.

- Online benefits and cashback rewards

- Dedicated career pathway

- Competitive salary

- NMC payment in full

**We pay more than NHS band 1&2 and remain competitive across all our pay bands**

and more…

 We look forward to you joining our team here at Cheadle!

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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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