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Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division



£40,014 - £43,313.92 DOE + £5,000 welcome bonus + Enhancements



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Location Description

About the service

Set within picturesque landscaped gardens in Cheadle, Stockport, Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal offers a range of comprehensive inpatient mental health services for young people and adults. The focus of our service is to help people to live their best life in a safe and supportive environment.

Our PICU services have been designed to support people in a severe phase of their condition, who cannot be managed in acute services. Our dedicated PICU services place us at the forefront of specialised intensive care, and our highly trained teams can support people with a range of mental health difficulties and behaviours that may challenge, along with co-existing issues (such as substance misuse).

Working as part of a multi-skilled, experienced, motivated and creative Multi-Disciplinary Team, you will be responsible for contributing to the efficient and safe day-to-day delivery of effective clinical care and risk management.

Job Advert Role Description

Deputy Ward Manager - You will be required to be a registered nurse, please only apply if you're a registered Nurse and hold a valid NMC Pin  

Job Description

The role of the Deputy Ward Manager is to provide senior nursing leadership to the ward nursing team in support of the Ward Manager. The duties of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the Ward Manager in providing day to day management and supervision of the ward
  • Assisting the Ward manager in providing management and supervision of a team of registered and unregistered staff
  • Implementing best practice across the ward
  • Support changes within the service
  • Responsible for the clinical direction of the service
  • Support the delivery of personalised care and contribute to service improvement
  • Supporting and contributing to MDT practice
  • Implementation and evaluation of therapeutic interventions within an overall care programme
  • Assisting the ward manager in ensuring that care and treatment is provided meets the standards set by regulators.

About You

  • Active Registration with the NMC, meeting the requirements of Revalidation Trained Mentor
  • Clinical Supervision experience essential, training desirable
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development and intent to maintain and develop Continued professional development and leadership
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Experience in Mental Health or Learning Disability services
  • At least 3 years, or equivalent experience post-registration

Company and Site Benefits

  • £5,000 Welcome Bonus
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised lunches
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and your birthday off
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Dedicated career pathway
  • Funded training opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • NMC payment in full

Pay enhancements:

Monday to Friday           22:00 – 6:30       20% of hourly rate

Saturday                           All Day                20% of hourly rate

Sunday                              All Day                50% hourly rate

Bank holidays                   All Day                50% hourly rate


For further information please contact:

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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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