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Mill Garth Hospital, Millpond Lane, Meanwood, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS6 4RA

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Mill Garth is looking for a Ward Manager in the Leeds area – Salary up to £41,500

Mill Garth Hospital situated in the Meanwood area of Leeds, we are just two miles north of Leeds city centre, which allows for easy access to a vibrant community with useful amenities that our patients can enjoy.

We are a 21-bedded locked rehabilitation and recovery service suitable for men aged 18 years and over. The hospital focuses on active rehabilitation and recovery for those with mental illnesses and personality disorders.

We believe that anyone with a mental health condition should be given the best chance possible to lead a happy and fulfilling life, and our aim is to provide individuals with the confidence and skills to move or return to the community.

As the ward manager, you will be required to provide Clinical Management and Leadership to the ward team, this includes being a highly visible role model and leader. You will also use your skills and experience to oversee and maintain the highest standards of care. You will act as a senior clinical member of the team, providing advice and support as well as overseeing and hold responsibility for the ward environment and its resources.

Every day is different at Mill Garth and the role itself is diverse, and the role will require 80% supernumerary and 20% clinical (One day on the ward for clinical oversight). The hours are 8:30 -4:30 Monday to Friday with some flexibility expected – will include 1 week in 5 on call.

Some responsibilities are as follows;

  • Deputises for the Director of Clinical Services as required.
  • Manages the ward and resources effectively, taking steps to ensure that appropriate staffing levels and skill mix of nursing experience and skills is in place including effective rota management, annual leave and training arrangements.
  • Ensures that all members of the nursing team receive clinical supervision, appraisal, CPD requirements and complete mandatory training.
  • Acts as a highly visible role model, mentor and leader, creating a culture that promotes learning, development, inquiry and professionalism, celebrates achievements and shares learning to the benefit of the ward, hospital and wider division.
  • Actively lead on the recruitment and retention of staff to the ward and hospital.
  • Engages with other members of the Ward MDT, to facilitate positive and efficient MDT working.
  • Deputises for the Director of Clinical Services as required.

To apply for the role, you must have the following;

  • Be NMC or HCPC Registered
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity within a relevant care setting.
  • Has been a supervisor of nursing or care staff
  • Experience of clinical audit and/ or service improvement based on evidence desirable
  • Willingness to complete further clinical, managerial and leadership training and development relevant to your area of practice in management and leadership.
  • Trained and current Assessor/Supervisor.
  • Computer literate.
  • Has been a supervisor of nursing or care staff

What we offer you;

  • Salary of up to £41,500
  • NMC/HCPC Payment in full
  • CPD top up
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service
  • Extra Service Annual leave awards
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Supplemented meals/refreshments when on duty
  • Free car parking
  • Flexible Benefits Package
  • Donation to a charity of their choice
  • Storm front scheme
  • Eligibility for a blue card (NHS)
  • 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.

You can also take advantage of clear career pathways and support around training and personal development.

You will be surrounded by like-minded professionals who work well as a team to produce positive outcomes.


Please get in contact today with Kevin Page, Talent Acquisitions Partner on or 07887 - 457033 - you can text me too! 

Apply now to avoid disappointment  


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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application. Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 


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. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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