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Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division



£38,475 - £41,648 DOE + £5k bonus



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

Deputy Ward Manager - You will be required to be a registered nurse, please only apply if you're a registered Nurse and hold a valid NMC Pin  

Elmswood unit is a male rehabilitation service for adult males which offers therapeutic and rehabilitative services.

The majority of men we treat experience complex mental and physical health issues, for example schizophrenia and bi-polar. The men who use our service have severe and enduring mental illness, they have often had multiple or long admissions within mental health services.

Working as part of a multi-skilled, experienced, motivated and creative service, you will

be responsible for contributing to the efficient and safe day-to-day delivery of effective

clinical care and risk management of the patients that use our service.


Elmswood aims to offer a positive rehabilitation service that is recovery orientated. Our focus is on best practice with an integrated collaborative framework that will deliver quality clinical programmes with a person centred approach, which values individual’s cultural, spiritual and religious beliefs. We value continuous relationships with integrated treatment providers and patients carers  and ensure all individuals are treated with respect and dignity.  Elmswood strives to provide a safe and supportive environment that recognises patient individuality during the recovery process.

Assisting the Ward Manager in providing day to day management and supervision of

the ward

• Assisting the Ward manager in providing management and supervision of a team of

registered and unregistered staff

• Implementing best practice across the ward

• Supporting changes and positive developments within the service

• Responsible for the clinical direction of the service

• Support the delivery of therapeutic care to our young people.

• Assisting the ward manager in ensuring that care and treatment is provided meets the

standards set by regulators.

• To co-ordinate the safe and effective running of a team on a daily basis, including

managing the deployment of staff, in the role of senior nurse on duty

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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