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

Priory Group Division



£38,475 - £41,648 DOE + £5k bonus


37.5 hours

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  

Woodlands unit is a CAMHS Low Secure Unit (LSU) which offers therapeutic and rehabilitative services for young females aged 13-18. In addition to self harm, the majority of the young people we treat have other risk issues and complex needs including;

- Those who may have suffered childhood trauma

- Young people who present with complex PTSD, Attachment Disorder or emerging Personality Disorder

- Young people who have had multiple or long admissions to Tier 4 Acute CAMHS inpatients 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 young people. 


• 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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