Registered Nurse Acute Ward

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

We are recruiting for enthusiastic and highly skilled Registered Nurses to join one of our teams within our Acute Mental Health Units:

Recliffe Ward- Male Ward

Walter Ward- Mixed Gender Ward

Blackwell Ward- Female Ward

We offer a warm and nurturing environment where people receive assessment and treatment working together to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life for everyone in our care.

Location: Priory Hospital Bristol, Heath House Lane, Stapleton, BS16 1EQPriory Group Division Healthcare Vacancy Type Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time Salary From £34,900 - £37,227 DOE Plus Enhancements + £5000 Welcome Bonus Relocation support up to £3000 depending on distance relocating Hours Full & part time available


About Priory Bristol

Bristol Hospital is rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) the Grade II listed hospital building is set in extensive grounds in the suburb Stapleton, just off the M32 and less than three miles from the centre of Bristol with free parking onsite.

There are 86 beds spread over eight wards offering a diverse range of services including Psychiatric Intensive Care (PICU), eating disorders, acute and rehab and recovery. This offers opportunities to gain experience of working in a number of different services.

The hospital is overseen by an approachable and dynamic senior management team and has excellent links with local universities, which provides plenty of opportunities to gain experience of dealing with complex cases.


Job Profile

Deliver high quality, service users focussed care

Participate in the development of new services and care pathways

Support the local implementation of the Group Nursing Strategy

Engage in continuous quality improvement within your service


Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Abilities

Registered nurse with active NMC PIN with 12 months post qualifying experience

Relevant clinical experience within Acute wards

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


Priory Healthcare Benefits

Excellent salary

Free on-site parking

Supplemented meals

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra days 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 bonuses

Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs) up to £3000 (Terms apply)

Additional benefits for nurses at Bristol:

Welcome bonus - T's & C's Apply. 

Fully funded DBS

Fully funded NMC registration

Return to Practice support

Mentorship experience

CPD top up

Management and Leadership development opportunities

Our shift patterns are:

Day shifts - 7am to 7:30pm

Night shifts - 7pm to 7:30am


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