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Priory Hospital Bristol, Heath House Lane, Stapleton, BS16 1EQ

Priory Group Division



up to £40,454.58 including night/weekend enhancements



Vacancy Type

Permanent - 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.

Priory Hospital Bristol is part of the Healthcare Division of Priory Group and has 77 beds over eight wards varying from Eating Disorders, Acute Mental Health, Adult Psychiatric Intensive Care, Huntingdon’s and Dementia.

The Ward is a 10 bedded mixed gender adult acute ward. We support NHS patients from across the country when in times of crisis. We admit people with mental health illnesses predominantly psychosis, depression, personality disorders and other diagnoses. Our usual length of stay runs from a few days to months and we support patients to return to their own communities with help from their home teams. We work as a Multi skilled team consisting of Nurses, Healthcare Assistants, Speciality Doctor, Consultant, Psychologist and Occupational Therapist.

The role includes leading the delivery of a comprehensive Patient/Service User nursing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of person centred care in a collaborative way of both their mental and physical healthcare needs, maintaining the Patient/Service Users rights. Supervising Junior Staff and students. Working collaboratively with the MDT and maintaining a safe and therapeutic working  environment, keeping accurate records.

As the senior staff nurse on the unit you will take lead on the clinic management.

What we’d like to give you:

• £5000 welcome bonus

. A competitive salary with enhancements for working on weekends, nights and overtime.

•25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing by a further 2 days after 5 year’s service.)

•Opportunities to develop and progress in a wide variety of care   settings.

•Free Parking on site

•           Subsidised meals

•           Enhanced maternity pay

•           Disclosure check cost coverage

•           Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•           Online benefits and cashback rewards

•           Cycle to work scheme

•           Contributory pension scheme

•           Refer a friend bonuses

•           Long service awards




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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