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Woodbourne Priory Hospital, 21 Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B17 8BY

Priory Group Division



£37,99 to £40,455



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description


As a Registered Nurse you provide direct personal care and interventions to Patients/Service Users, without direct supervision, and co- ordinate the care given by colleagues The post holder will deliver high quality, safe nursing care, ensuring consistently high standards of practice and clinical excellence which comply with the Nursing and Midwifery (NMC) Code. The role includes leading the delivery of a comprehensive Patient/Service user nursing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of person centred care in a collaborative way, of both their physical and mental healthcare needs, maintaining the patients/service users rights; supervising junior staff and students , working collaboratively with the MDT and maintaining a safe and therapeutic working environment and accurate records.

 Set in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston, close to Birmingham City centre, Priory Hospital Woodbourne is conveniently located for access to the West Midlands motorway network and with very good local public transport links. 
Woodbourne hospital provides a diverse range of inpatient services. These include acute and psychiatric intensive care services for adults, Child and Adolescent Mental Health services, a specialist adult Eating Disorder service and a private addictions service.  Across seven wards, our multi-disciplinary teams deliver personalised treatment programmes to our patients and have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care.

Elm ward is a 14 bedded male acute unit and supports males with a range of mental illnesses from depression to acute mental disorders

Knowledge / Education / Skills
• Qualified Registered Mental Health / Learning Disability Nurse with 6-12 months post registration experience with active NMC Registration and completed preceptorship or equivalent programme.
• Knowledge of NMC standards guidelines, requests and professional practices.
• Evidence of post registration continuing professional development.
• 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
• IT literate

Minimum 6-12 months post registration experience within Mental Health/Learning Disability Nursing with evidence of continued professional development in relevant field. 


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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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.

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 Pre-Employment checks. 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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