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Priory Hospital Burgess Hill, Gatehouse Lane, Goddards Green, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 9LE

Priory Group Division



£34,900 - £37,227 (DOE) + £5000.00 Welcome Bonus


Full & Part Time Available

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Burgess Hill has a new and exciting opportunity for you to join our Team; in September 2023 we opened a third ward which is a 10 bedded male adult PICU.

The hospital is currently split across three units:

  • EA – male psychiatric intensive care ward
  • AJ – male psychiatric intensive care ward
  • MS – acute general adult male-only ward

New members of our team have an exceptional opportunity to help shape the future of our services and a genuine chance to be part of transforming them. With a renewed focus on quality and excellence at its heart the service aims to grow and extend its current offering.

This is your chance to play an influential part in developing and improving the current services and to make a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people in our care.

The Services offered at Burgess Hill (Acute & PICU) are aimed at supporting stabilisation and recovery and affords the opportunity to offer a variety of Therapeutic Interventions aimed at developing coping strategies within one hospital environment.

The expertise provided enable us to support patients with a high level of risk and challenging behaviours including individuals with risk of violence and aggression, harm to self and trauma alongside people who may require a period of stabilisation transitioning from high dependency care or acute cate, depending on diagnosis.

Our clinical programmes focus on:

  • Working collaboratively with the discharge teams to ensure a smooth transition to further support, into existing community services, or to an individual’s home were possible.
  • Restore and maintain our patients’ quality of life by providing the therapeutic approaches and coping strategies that are most appropriate.
  • Building skills to increase independence to promote people stepping down to care in the least restrictive setting, appropriate to their health needs.
  • Substance misuse and addictions treatment support.

There are ample opportunities within Priory Hospital Burgess Hill which is looking for nurses who want to be part of our journey to ‘Outstanding’ and who put patient care at the forefront of everything they do.


Priory Healthcare Benefits

  • Excellent salary
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised Meals on Duty
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays 
  • Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra day's 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 bonus
  • Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs) up to £3000 (Terms apply)

Additional benefits for nurses at Burgess Hill:

  • £5000 Welcome bonus
  • Overtime available
  • Fully funded DBS
  • Fully funded NMC registration
  • Return to Practice support
  • Mentorship experience
  • CPD top up
  • Management and Leadership development opportunities

 Job Profile

  • Deliver high quality, service users focussed care
  • Participate in the development of new services and care pathways
  • Engage in continuous quality improvement within your service

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Abilities

  • Registered nurse with active NMC PIN
  • 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


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.

Please get in contact today with Adele Tree on or 01444231000


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.


Due to limits on sponsorship allocations, we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review.



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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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