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Priory Hospital Marlow, 309 Cressex Road High Wycombe HP12 4QF

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and highly skilled Director of Clinical Services to join an inpatient hospital team for adults with eating disorders in High Wycombe.  This is a 14 bedded, specialist eating disorder service for mixed gender adults. We offer a warm and nurturing environment where people receive intensive treatment for eating disorders including severe and enduring anorexia nervosa. 

3 years post graduate experience

-registered with the NMC, HCPC or Social Work England

-A recognised post-registration qualification together with full membership / accreditation of a relevant professional institution and evidence of continuous professional development

-Experience of working at a supervisory or managerial level within a mental health environment; minimum 3 years working as a Ward Manager or equivalent. -Experience of managing a clinical budget

-Experience of leading, implementing and reviewing quality initiatives in a related environment.-Strong background within leadership and people management. Detailed understanding of statutory regulations is essential. -Passionate about providing high quality care and continuous improvement

-Demonstrated leadership and decision making skills essential

-The ability to multi task in a highly dynamic environment

-Forward thinking, proactive and creative

-Full, clean driving licence. -Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holiday

-NMC or HCPC  subscription Paid for

-Health and wellbeing support through our EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)

-Access to ‘The Academy’ –full training platform to grow your skills

-Free Parking

Subsidised meals

Pension scheme with a Priory contribution

SMART Pensions - Opt for a slightly smaller salary and we pay an extra contribution into your pension. The result? We both save on National Insurance payments and you end up with an overall increase in your take-home pay

-Cycle scheme - Get a tax-free bike with equipment and pay monthly from your salary, generating a cost saving of up to 42%

-Computing scheme - Buy the latest technology at no more than the RRP using salary exchange whilst spreading the cost over 12 months. 

Due to limits on sponsorship allocations we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review. 

Division DBS info

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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