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Mill Garth Hospital, Millpond Lane, Meanwood, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS6 4RA

Priory Group Division



£31,900 - £37,455



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

Mill Garth Hospital is a 21-bed high dependency recovery and rehabilitation hospital, located in Meanwood, Leeds. We provide active and positive engagement for males aged 18 years and over, who experience a range of mental health disorders.

We are about to embark on an exciting journey as we develop two bespoke therapeutic service areas, that will be attached to the hospital. This means we need to increase our nursing team, and are now looking to attract additional dedicated registered nurses to join our existing dynamic and enthusiastic nurse leadership team. 

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

As a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Registered Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD), you will be part of an effective Multi-Disciplinary team. You will promote the best interests of the clients and carers and ensure that prescribed nursing care is consistently implemented. You will be responsible for maintaining a safe care environment; exercise professional judgements, accountability and responsibilities; use your professional skills, knowledge and expertise in a changing environment,  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 their need and evaluate their progress
  • Monitor and review Nursing Care plans
  • Evaluate and respond to changes in patient conditions 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 practise at least monthly
  • Undertake the role of "Preceptor" to newly qualified staff
  • 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


What we can offer you:

  • 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)

We are currently recruiting for Staff Nurse and Senior Staff Nurse positions and the pay range is dependent on the knowledge, experience and skill demonstrated at interview.

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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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