Ward Manager with £5k Welcome Bonus

Ellingham, Bungay, Norfolk, England
NR35 2PY
£ 40000.0 - 41000.0 Per year
Full time
Job level
27 Aug 2020
26 Sep 2020

Job Description


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.

Our WARD MANAGER role involves:

Being a clear leader for the Nursing team and managing shifts

Providing high quality care for adult patient

Developing therapeutic relationships to optimise patient engagement.

Following all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights of others and promoting ethical practice

Contributing to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the individual, and monitoring patient progress

Mentoring and supporting student nurses and other members of the team

Promoting professional development within the team.

To develop a culture of learning from lessons on the ward and encourage delivery of a professional service.

To lead the team by being a positive role model in all aspects of the work.

To ensure care and treatment is delivered in collaboration with the patient and carer.

To provide direction, support and guidance to the staff ensuring all staff have regular supervisions.

To be responsible for the quality of care delivered and that all compliance requirements are met.

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

Competitive salary

25 days' annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service

Extra Service Annual leave awards

Career development - progress across the Staff Nurse grading is via a distinct career path

A contributory pension scheme

An employee assistance programme

Free meals/refreshments when on duty

Free car parking

NMC Payment in full

Sign on bonus - £5000 Welcome to Priory - either a sign on bonus or an e-voucher code for the Priory Benefits portal to be redeemed on various items including discounted shopping, red letter days, gym membership etc

Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs), paid as a lump sum

Moving less than 100 miles up to £2,000

If more than 100 miles up to £4,000

To be repaid if individual does not complete probation & leaves

Payment into the pension scheme

CPD top up

Donation to a charity of their choice

To be successful as Ward Manager, you'll need

An experienced clinical professional either nurse/OT or social worker to lead the team.

A RMN or RNLD qualification

Post registration qualification of at least 3 years.

Experience in 'acute adult service' would be advantageous but not essential.

Experience in a supervisory role

A recognised mentoring certificate is preferable

The ability to assess and teach junior staff

A proven ability to co-ordinate care, prioritise tasks and manage Health & Safety issues

The drive to learn and develop

A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice

A flexible, positive, team-orientated approach.

Committed to the values of The Priory

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.

Ref: PRI33285-670

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