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Priory Hospital Southampton, Marchwood Park, Marchwood, Southampton, SO40 4DA

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£43,571- £48,020 per annum



Job Advert - Division Information

Set back within 1.5 acres of landscaped gardens, the tranquil environment of the Priory Hospital Southampton offers therapeutic and recovery focused residential treatment as well as day care and outpatient services.

Priory Hospital Southampton currently has 2 Acute Wards which the successful candidate will be based. We also have an Eating Disorder Ward.

We have a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists

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.

Job Advert Location Description

Reporting to our Director of Clinical Services the Night Co-Ordinator will work ensure the safe and appropriate management of the site throughout the night time delivery of care. In this role you will  be responsible for overseeing the hospital at night, providing leadership and support to the ward based nursing teams, and clinical supervision as and when required.  You will ensure that a high standard of patient care is provided and that the site complies with all quality standards and statutory requirements throughout the night shift. You will be supported to achieve this by 24 hour medical and management on call.

The successful candidate must be competent in the triage and management of referrals for patients with complex mental health difficulties, and be experienced in providing clinical direction and advice to support the ward to manage sometimes challenging situations.

Job Profile

•           Will be a highly visible  role model, Leader and Senior Member of the Team

•           Experienced in rota management  and staffing

•           Passionate about promoting the highest standards of care

•           Committed to providing individualised care for patients in terms of both mental and physical health.

•           Supports Junior staff in terms of supervision, continuous  professional development and career development

•           Experienced in recruitment and retention

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Abilities

•           Post registration experience ideally of working in more than one of the clinical areas provided at the hospital

•           Experience of working as a Deputy Manager / senior nurse or equivalent role

•           Good working knowledge of the Mental Health Act

•           Ability to undertake physical requirements of PMVA

•           Ability to be responsive and flexible

•           We are looking for someone that can lead the hospital at night and ensure the principals of safe delivery are adhered to at all times.

Desirable Criteria

•           Experience of working in Acute services

Priory Healthcare Benefits

•           Excellent salary

•           Free on-site parking

•           Subsidised meals on site

•           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 Priory Hospital Norwich:

•           £5000 Welcome bonus

•           Fully funded DBS

•           Fully funded NMC registration

•           Return to Practice support

•           Mentorship experience

•           CPD top up

•           Management and Leadership development opportunities

Closing Date