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Priory Hospital Altrincham, Rappax Road, Hale, Manchester, WA15 0NU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£42,668 to £48,393 dependent on experience


37.5 hours

Job Advert - Division Information


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

Job Advert Role Description

The Priory Hospital – Altrincham is part of the Priory Group, Europe’s leading provider of specialist treatment in mental health.  The hospital has an established reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of clinical services.  The hospital has residential facilities for 56 patients as well as day care and outpatient services.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and committed Ward Manager to work on Dunham Ward; our 24 bedded Private Adult Acute Service Ward. The successful candidate will lead the nursing team and manage ward resources appropriately ensuring that the care we provide to our service users is of the highest standard.

You will have proven leadership skills and a commitment to motivating and developing the nursing team along with an ability to influence and manage change effectively. You will be responsible for managing and directing the team ensuring compliance of statutory regulations, current legislation and quality standards.


You will be expected to contribute to the ongoing development of the service developing excellent working relationships with members of the multidisciplinary team, the Senior Management Team of the hospital and with external agencies and regulatory bodies.

You will have an ongoing commitment to professional development and will be a role model in promoting a culture of learning and development in your team. As a member of the leadership team your communication skills and motivation to strive for excellence will be key.

You will be a Registered Mental Health Nurse with current NMC registration and you will have experience of managing a team in a healthcare environment.

Closing date for applications is Monday, 10th April 2023

For further information please contact Cara Fitzgerald, Director of Clinical Services at or on 0161 904 0050

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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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