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Reference

PRI71746

Location

Priory Hospital Hemel Hempstead, Longcroft Lane, Felden, Hertfordshire, HP3 0BN

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£29,467.31 +£3000 Welcome Bonus

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Hemel Hempstead offers a safe and supportive complex care and rehabilitation service for male and female service users with enduring mental health problems. The 38 bedded locked facility is split into three gender specific services and has a range of facilities available on site.

Also highly experienced in providing Huntington's disease and dementia care for those living with these neurodegenerative conditions.

With our consultant-led multidisciplinary team, we offer safe and supportive rehabilitation, aiming to work collaboratively with our service users adopting a holistic, patient-centred approach to provide the best quality care, improve the quality of their lives and help them achieve the highest level of independence.

Hemel Hempstead is split across three wards:

  • Robin – 12-bedded female rehabilitation ward
  • Dove – 15-bedded male rehabilitation ward
  • Wren – 11-bedded male complex care ward

 

The Environment:

With access from the M25 and M1, Hemel Hempstead is in easy reach of London, Essex, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. We have strong links with the local community and provide easy access to the local amenities, including a gym, shops, a leisure and entertainment centre, local parks, market, cafés, churches, local college and a museum.

Within the hospital, we provide:

  • A sensory garden
  • A family room
  • Social and communal areas
  • Internet access
  • Extensive grounds
  • Ward situated ADL kitchen

 

Job Profile

Deliver high quality, service users focussed care
Participate in the development of new services and care pathways
Support the local implementation of the Group Nursing Strategy
Engage in continuous quality improvement within your service

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Abilities

  • RMN Qualified
  • NMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council Registered)
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act
  • Patient centric & commitment to delivering high quality care
  • Excellent organisational capability
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexibility and a strong “can do” attitude

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 day's 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 bonus
  • Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs) up to £3000 (Terms apply)

 

Additional benefits for nurses at Hemel Hempstead:

  • £3000 Welcome bonus
  • Fully funded DBS
  • Fully funded NMC registration
  • Return to Practice support
  • Mentorship experience
  • CPD top up
  • Management and Leadership development opportunities
  • SMART Pension option

 

 

 

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.

Please get in contact today with Harry Bettis, Talent Acquisitions Partner on harrybettis@priorygroup.com

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. 

Disclosure

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.

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group 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, education facilities 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. 

Disclosure

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 Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Job Description

Staff_Nurse_MH_LD_2021.pdf

Closing Date

31/01/2023