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Priory Hospital Norwich, Ellingham Road, Attleborough, Norfolk NR17 1AE

Priory Group Division



£43,571 - £48,020 with £5000 Welcome Bonus


39.38 per week

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

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.

Are you passionate about delivering and empowering other to deliver high quality, patient centred care in a fast paced environment?

In last two years we have invested heavily in Priory Hospital Norwich in order to revitalise or service and ensure that we put our patients at the centre of everything we do. We are currently in the process of a phased opening and are looking for candidates who are committed to being a part of our long term journey. We are a busy acute unit aiming to offer a high standard of care and deliver great outcomes for patients. Due to the 24 hour nature of the unit, our nurses benefit from 24 hour medical and management cover in order to support the team on the ward to offer consistently high quality care at all times.

Reporting to our Director of Clinical Services the Night Co-Ordinator will work ensure the safe and appropriate management of the site throughout the night time delivery of care. In this role you will  be responsible for overseeing the hospital at night, providing leadership and support to the ward based nursing teams, and clinical supervision as and when required.  You will ensure that a high standard of patient care is provided and that the site complies with all quality standards and statutory requirements throughout the night shift. You will be supported to achieve this by 24 hour medical and management on call.

The successful candidate must be competent in the triage and management of referrals for patients with complex mental health difficulties, and be experienced in providing clinical direction and advice to support the ward to manage sometimes challenging situations.

Job Profile

  • Will be a highly visible  role model, Leader and Senior Member of the Team
  • Experienced in rota management  and staffing
  • Passionate about promoting the highest standards of care
  • Committed to providing individualised care for patients in terms of both mental and physical health.
  • Supports Junior staff in terms of supervision, continuous  professional development and career development
  • Experienced in recruitment and retention

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Abilities

  • Post registration experience ideally of working in more than one of the clinical areas provided at the hospital
  • Experience of working as a Deputy Manager / senior nurse or equivalent role
  • Good working knowledge of the Mental Health Act
  • Ability to undertake physical requirements of PMVA
  • Ability to be responsive and flexible
  • We are looking for someone that can lead the hospital at night and ensure the principals of safe delivery are adhered to at all times.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of working in Acute services

Priory Healthcare Benefits

  • Excellent salary
  • Free on-site parking
  • Supplemented meals
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare
  • Access to development opportunities
  • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
  • Leadership & management development
  • Long service award
  • Refer a friend bonuses
  • Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs) up to £3000 (Terms apply)

Additional benefits for nurses at Priory Hospital Norwich:

  • £5000 Welcome bonus
  • Fully funded DBS
  • Fully funded NMC registration
  • Return to Practice support
  • Mentorship experience
  • CPD top up
  • Management and Leadership development opportunities

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group 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, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


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 Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.


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