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Priory Hospital Newbury, Monks Lane, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 7RN

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£29115.35 - £34000 dependant on experience. Plus £5,000 Welcome Bonus



Job Advert - Division Information

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.

Join our team today at Priory Hospital Newbury and receive our £5000 Welcome Bonus

Are you?

A driven and dynamic Nurse?
An experienced RMN wanting to return to the profession after a career break?
Wanting to make a difference to someone’s life?
Ready for a new challenge?
Wanting to work with the best nurses in the UK?

If you’ve answered yes to the above then get in touch with our nurse Recruiter Adam O'Shea today on 07834514945 and make the first step towards your exciting future with The Priory.

Job Advert Role Description

You could join our team today at The Priory Hospital Newbury

The Priory Hospital Newbury set on the southern outskirts of Newbury and boarders with Hampshire and Wiltshire. Close by are the big towns of Basingstoke and Reading with the cities of Winchester and Swindon an easy commute. We have excellent public transport links to London which is just a 50 minute train journey.

We are excited to be launching an updated service after a period of expansion and improvements now offering a 34 bed Recovery and Rehabilitation service for men with enduring mental ill health. Within the service is a care pathway offering an admission ward, a community facing ward, a longer term ward for patients with more complex needs and also a 4 bed flat for patients who are returning to independent living in the community. The site is warm and welcoming with a homely atmosphere, the patients enjoy home cooked meals contributing to menu choices at meetings with the chef.

We are currently recruiting for experienced Registered Mental Health Nurses to work full time. Part time hours will also be considered.

You will need:

- NMC registration as a Mental Health Nurse

- Flexible, enthusiastic and self motivated attitude

- An interest in working within a modern, forward thinking and effective specialist service

- Strong sense of responsibility and accountability including being reliable

- Previous experience in Adult Mental Health Services

- Experience in rehabilitation and recovery model will be an advantage

- Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team

- Pro-active, therapeutic and recovery approach to care management

- An ability to prioritise own workload within established procedures

- Pro-active approach to mentoring, influencing and supervising Junior Staff.

Benefits of working for us include:

- A competitive salary

- 33 days annual leave (pro rata for part time staff) and birthday leave

- SMART Contributory pension scheme

- Comprehensive induction programme and computerised training programme

- Access to CPD funding for career development (subject to application and approval)

- On-going access to supervision on a regular basis

- Free Enhanced Disclosure check

- Refund of your annual NMC registration fee

- Enhanced Maternity pay

- Online benefits and discounts

- Access to occupational health services

- Free parking

- Supplemented meals

- Employee Assistance Helpline

- Flexible working opportunities

- Staff wellbeing activities

We have an excellent team and offer a very good working environment with an ever evolving service where ideas and innovation are welcome and are integral to the development of the service. 

Preceptorship nurses welcome to apply. 

Interviews will be arranged as applications are received and depending on the candidates' availability.

Please email if you are having difficulties applying through our online portal.

Please note that we reserve the right to close the advert earlier if a good number of suitable applications are received before the closing date.

The successful applicants will be working with patients that present with a range of mental health and psychological needs. You will undertake and manage direct patient care, having participated fully in the assessment, planning and evaluation of care needs. You will be flexible, enthusiastic, self motivated, reliable and interested in working within a modern, forward thinking and effective specialist service. You will be a key member of our multi-disciplinary team adopting a pro-active, therapeutic and recovery approach to care management within a supportive and healing environment. You will have an ability to prioritise own workload within established procedures and also be pro-active in mentoring, influencing and supervising Junior Staff. 

Successful candidates will have previous experience in Adult Mental Health Services. An experience of Rehabilitation Services and the Recovery Model will be an advantage.

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About us

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.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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