Senior Staff Nurse Mixed 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.
Priory Hospital Bristol is part of the Healthcare Division of Priory Group and has 77 beds over eight wards varying from Eating Disorders, Acute Mental Health, Adult Psychiatric Intensive Care, Huntingdon’s and Dementia.
The Ward is a 10 bedded mixed gender adult acute ward. We support NHS patients from across the country when in times of crisis. We admit people with mental health illnesses predominantly psychosis, depression, personality disorders and other diagnoses. Our usual length of stay runs from a few days to months and we support patients to return to their own communities with help from their home teams. We work as a Multi skilled team consisting of Nurses, Healthcare Assistants, Speciality Doctor, Consultant, Psychologist and Occupational Therapist.
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 mental and physical healthcare needs, maintaining the Patient/Service Users rights. Supervising Junior Staff and students. Working collaboratively with the MDT and maintaining a safe and therapeutic working environment, keeping accurate records.
As the senior staff nurse on the unit you will take lead on the clinic management.
What we’d like to give you:
• £5000 welcome bonus
. A competitive salary with enhancements for working on weekends, nights and overtime.
•25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing by a further 2 days after 5 year’s service.)
•Opportunities to develop and progress in a wide variety of care settings.
•Free Parking on site
• Subsidised meals
• Enhanced maternity pay
• Disclosure check cost coverage
• Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
• Online benefits and cashback rewards
• Cycle to work scheme
• Contributory pension scheme
• Refer a friend bonuses
• Long service awards