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Priory Hospital Ticehurst, Ticehurst, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 7HU

Priory Group Division



£45,668 - £51,393 per annum depending on experience plus £7k welcome bonus



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert - Division Information

Centrally located with easy access to Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, Ashford and Maidstone, The Priory Hospital, Ticehurst House has 43 beds across 2 service lines: Acute Adult and Acute Private. We offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient specialist mental health services for adults in a safe and supportive environment.

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.  We are proud to be rated ‘Good’ for site overall, following our recent CQC inspection in April 2021.

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Ticehurst Hospital is a leading mental health hospital with a commitment to excellence, patient safety, and staff development. We provide a supportive and nurturing environment for our patients and staff.

**Job Description:**

We are currently seeking an experienced Ward Manager for our 12 bed male acute unit. The successful candidate will play a vital role in providing high-quality care, ensuring the well-being of our patients, and maintaining the hospital's outstanding standards.


- Lead and manage the daily operations of the unit.

- Provide effective clinical leadership and support to the nursing and healthcare team.

- Oversee patient care plans, ensuring they are individualized and focused on recovery.

- Maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for patients.

- Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to deliver comprehensive care.

- Contribute to continuous quality improvement and patient safety initiatives.

- Mentor and develop staff to promote their professional growth.



- Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) or Registered General Nurse (RGN) with a valid license.

- Experience in a managerial or leadership role within a healthcare setting.

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

- A commitment to patient-centred care, quality, and safety.

- Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team.


**What We Offer:**

- Up to £51,393 and benefits package.

- Supportive and collaborative work environment.

- Opportunities for professional development.

- A chance to make a real difference in mental healthcare.

If you are an experienced nurse with a passion for patient care, leadership, and quality improvement, we would like you to join our team and help us in our mission to provide the best mental health care possible.

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