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Elm Park, Station Road, Ardleigh, Colchester, CO7 7RT


£31,000 - £38,000 depending on experience



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

The role of the Nurse is to work as an effective member of the Multi-Disciplinary team. Promote the best interests of the clients and carers and ensure that prescribed nursing care is effectively implemented. 

Responsible for maintaining a safe care environment. Exercise professional accountability and responsibility using professional skills, knowledge and expertise in changing environments and work within the scope of professional practice.

 Deliver prescribed care to a defined group within an agreed framework.
 Assess, plan and deliver, with the patient and their carer/family, nursing care which takes account of patient choice and wishes and acting as the patients named nurse.
 Accurately observe and engage with patients in order to assess need and evaluate progress.
 Monitor and review Nursing Care plans.
 Evaluate and respond to changes in patient condition and needs.
 Deal proactively and effectively with suggestions and complaints from patients and their families / carers.
 Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the Multi-Disciplinary team
 Participate in regular clinical and non-clinical meetings and attend other meetings as requested
 Prioritise nursing duties and delegate appropriately and effectively within the shift co-ordination Framework, working as nurse in charge as required, ensuring as far as reasonable practicable a safe environment. 
 Maintain a continued level of personal professional development in accordance to preceptorship and revalidation.
 Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests, enquiries and suggestions.
 Helps to promote and to maintain an environment conducive to meeting the needs of the patient / relatives and carers
 Participate in clinical supervision and reflective practice at least Monthly.
 Work in accordance with safeguarding adult and children policies and requirements.
 Ensure the requirements of the Mental Health, Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Standards are met. 
 Adhere to Medicines Management policies at all times. 
 Adhere to Priory Group policies and protocols and adhere to NMC Code.

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About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.

No agencies please

If you forward any CV’s to the Priory Group and you are not on the Priory Group PSL and have not been asked to work on the above role we will accept the CV’as a gift.