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Priory Hospital Dorking, South Terrace, Harrowlands Park, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 2RA

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Up to £48,393 DOE


37.5 hours

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.

Priory Hospital Dorking is an 18 acute male admission hospital with a 3 bed rehabilitation and recovery service for those with complex needs.

Our comprehensive multi-disciplinary team pride our selves on our ability to work both with enduring mental illness but also those who struggle with regulating emotions, acts of impulsivity and managing relationships.

The hospital is set in picturesque grounds overlooking the Surrey Hills and has extensive facilities including onsite Gym, Purpose Built OT Kitchen aswell as Occupational Facililties. You will also have free access to the onsite gym facilities.

Job Advert Location Description

We are seeking talented and experienced NMC registered nurses who are keen to progress their career and feel that they have the potential management and leadership capability demanded by the role of Ward Manager.

The successful applicants will assist with the clinical development of the ward through managing staff and monitoring clinical standards and practice. They will work closely with the Director of Clinical Services to achieve ward targets and deliver high quality patient care.

As Ward Manager, your role will be to co-ordinate the quality and management of nursing care, patient care and the clinical environment. Participate fully with the multidisciplinary team and undertake direct patient care. Manage and direct the delivery of clinical services within a ward or unit, ensuring it complies with statutory regulations, current legislation and meets quality standards.

To be successful as Ward Manager:

  • Be currently Registered with the Nursing Midwifery Council as a first level nurse, with at least 2 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Appropriate registration required for the ward
  • Mental Health for mental health wards o Learning Disabilities for LD wards
  • Mental Health or General for ABI wards; with at least 2 years post-registration experience working on ABI wards
  • Willingness to complete further clinical, managerial and leadership training and development relevant to your area of practice in management and leadership.
  • Trained and current Mentor.

Some of the benefits we offer are:-

- Free onsite Parking

- A World Class Employee Assistance programme

- Flexible benefits (including preferential rates and access to schemes such as gym membership, IT, private healthcare)

- Shopping discounts

-Contributory Pension Scheme

- 25 Days annual leave + Bank Holidays + Your birthday day off.

- Career Development and continuous learning and development.

- Full Extensive Training and Induction plan plus opportunities to do further training while in the role.     

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