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





Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking talented and experienced nurses who are keen to progress their career and feel that they have the potential management and leadership capability demanded by the role of Ward Manager. You must be qualified as a first level registered nurse with the NMC/registered with social Work England/HCPC, and must have a minimum of 3 years post qualifying experience working in mental health. Due to the high standards we set ourselves, an interest in quality improvement and patient centred care is a must. 
As Ward Manager, your role will be to co-ordinate the quality and management of nursing care, patient care and the clinical environment. You will have the opportunity to participate fully with the multidisciplinary team and undertake direct patient care as well as managing delivery of clinical services within a ward, and ensuring it complies with statutory regulations, current legislation and meets quality standards. You will also have a key role in providing supervision and support and helping to develop and progress the staff working within the ward.

Priory Healthcare Benefits
• Excellent salary
• Free on-site parking
• Free meals on duty
• 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 Ward Managers at Priory Hospital Norwich:
• £5000 Welcome bonus
• Fully funded DBS
• Fully funded NMC registration
• Return to Practice support
• Mentorship experience
• CPD top up
• Futher Management and Leadership development opportunities

Division DBS info

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.