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

Priory Group Division



£43,134-£46,433 per annum plus £5,000 welcome bonus


37.5 hours

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

The Priory Hospital Preston has established an excellent reputation for offering calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 38 service users. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Ward Manager on one of our acute wards.

The ideal candidate for this role will:

Provide senior nursing leadership to the ward nursing team in support of the Ward Manager.

Have a degree of clinical experience and leadership that provides expertise and confidence to the nursing team and ward overall.

Have defined delegated responsibilities from the ward manager, protected time for deputy ward manager duties and have supervisory responsibilities for an agreed group of staff.

To be successful as Deputy Ward Manager, you'll need:

  • First level Registered Nurse (RMN)
  • Clinical supervision experience is essential, training is desirable
  • Evidence of CPD and intent to maintain and develop CPD and leadership.
  • Good computer skills
  • Experience in Acute Mental Health
  • At Least 3 years, or equivalent post registration experience.
  • Mentorship desirable however training could be provided


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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