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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  

Priory Group is the UK’s leading independent provider of mental health care and education services.  We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment.

Set within landscaped gardens, the safe and supportive environment of the Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal offers a comprehensive inpatient specialist mental health service for young people and adults. The service is dedicated to providing innovative, high quality care and treatment for service users with challenging and complex needs, in order to enable their recovery and re-engagement with the community.

We’re looking for an experienced RMN who would like to build their leadership skills on our Cedars ward.

About the role

Our Eating Disorder units are combined into Russell House which encompasses both Cedar and Aspen. The wards provide a full service provision which focusses on positive physical and psychological outcomes.

The duties of the role include but are not limited to:

  • 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.
  • Support changes within the service
  • Responsible for the clinical direction of the service
  • Support the delivery of personalised care and contribute to service improvement.

If this sounds like something you’re interested in, here’s what we’re looking for:

Cedars is currently looking to recruit a proactive and enthusiastic Deputy Ward Manager to join their team. Please see below for the person specification:

  • Experienced in delivering and receiving supervision
  • Ability to access and prioritise clinical situations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player
  • The post holder must be experienced in delivering and receiving supervision.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to be able to assess and prioritise clinical situations. The management of effective communication between medical and nursing staff both verbal and written is a key element of this role.

What we offer in return:

  • £5,000 Welcome Bonus
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised lunches
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and your birthday off.
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Dedicated career pathway
  • Competitive salary
  • NMC payment in full

Pay enhancements -

  • Monday to Friday 22:00PM – 6:30AM  20% of hourly rate
  • Saturday             All Day                   20% of hourly rate
  • Sunday               All Day                   50% hourly rate
  • Bank holidays      All Day                    50% hourly rate

and more…

We look forward to you joining our team here at Cheadle!  


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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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