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Priory Hospital Preston, Rosemary Lane, Bartle, Preston, PR4 0HB

Priory Group Division



£36,176 - £38,596 + £5,000 Welcome Bonus


Full Time, Part-Time, Days & Nights available

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for a Registered Mental Health Nurse to join our extensive clinical and nursing team at Priory Hospital Preston to provide the highest standards of care in line with the excellent reputation we are known for!

Who are Priory Hospital Preston

Set within lush and green hospital grounds, within easy reach of the M6 and M55 and with free parking on site, Priory Hospital Preston is a 38-bedded independent mental health hospital.  The hospital sits within close proximity to the M6 and M55, making for excellent transport links for staff.

The hospital specialises in the management and treatment of patients experiencing an acute mental health crisis with two dedicated acute wards as well as a specialised unit to support patients with a diagnosis of an eating disorder. Services work in partnership with the NHS to provide the best quality outcomes for all patients. It has an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of services delivered across the three units.

An extensive clinical and nursing team work alongside therapy disciplines of Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics and Activity Coordinators throughout the hospital.  Patients can access ward specific therapeutic programmes aimed at enhancing skills, self-care, coping strategies etc to support their admission and discharge into the community.

Forward thinking and committed to providing the best care to patients, and the best support to its employees, at Preston you’ll have the chance to develop your skills through Priory’s innovative Career Pathways scheme.

As well as all this, there are free meals on duty, flexible shift patterns, birthday holiday, and relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs) up to £3000.

Job Profile

  • Deliver high quality, service users focussed care
  • Participate in the development of new services and care pathways
  • Support the local implementation of the Group Nursing Strategy
  • Engage in continuous quality improvement within your service


Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Abilities

  • Registered nurse (RMN) with active NMC PIN with 12 months post qualifying experience
  • Relevant clinical experience
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and commitment to change, improvement and quality
  • Ability to develop and use flexible and innovative approaches to practise.
  • Excellent verbal , interpersonal and written communication skills

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 Preston:

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

Our shift patterns are:

- Days Shifts 7am to 7:30pm

- Night Shifts 7pm to 7:30am

Night contracts available. 

Please get in contact today with Amy Leadbetter, Talent Acquisitions Partner on or 07872871506 - you can text me too! 

Are Registered Mental Health Nurses Superheroes?

At Priory Group, you don’t have to have superhuman powers to be a hero in our eyes. We want the care our nurses provide to our service users to be super. As a mental health nurse at Priory you’ll be part of a company that is supportive and has your welfare and interests at heart. Mental health nursing is a tough but rewarding career and we want to make sure that our relationship with you is a long-term thing, not a flash in the pan.

It takes a genuine desire to help other people, along with a lot of dedication and compassion to be a Mental Health Nurse. In return, we want to make sure you get the reward you deserve which is why we offer market leading salaries as well as bonuses and benefits, you’ll get job satisfaction and we’ll support you to develop your skills and grow with the company via our Career Pathways programme. You’ll get to build therapeutic relationships with the people you care for so you can help them through their difficult time and find ways to take control over their own health. It’s a chance to make a real and lasting difference to someone.

At Priory, you’ll be joining the UK’s largest provider of high quality mental health care with around 350 services across the country. Since joining forces with rehabilitation specialists, MEDIAN, we aim to be the leading European provider of mental health and rehabilitative services. By joining us, you’d be key to helping us bring the best of MEDIAN and Priory to our patients and residents.


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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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