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Deputy Ward Manager

A fantastic new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Deputy Ward Manager to work in an exceptional hospital based in the High Wycombe area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This hospital offers a warm and nurturing environment where people receive intensive treatment for eating disorders including severe and enduring anorexia nervosa.

There are also a number of places for patients with complex needs


*You must be qualified as a Nurse either RMN or RNLD with a valid NMC Pin



As the Deputy Ward Manager your key responsibilities include:

  • Supervision and management of care staff

  • Planning, assessing, delivering and evaluating individual care

  • Planning staff rotas

  • Establish and maintain outstanding communication with clients, relatives and colleagues

  • Deputise in the absence of the Ward Manager

  • Undertake on call within a rota

  • Demonstrate consistent leadership and role modelling

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Experience in Mental Health or Learning Disability services

  • At least 3 years, or equivalent experience post-registration

  • Trained Mentor

  • Clinical Supervision experience essential, training desirable

  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development and intent to maintain and develop Continued

  • professional development and leadership

  • Good computer skills

The successful Deputy Ward Manager will receive an excellent salary from £38,475 up to £41,648 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:


*£5,000 Welcome Bonus



  • 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

  • Highly subsidised meals

  • Free car parking

  • NMC Payment in full

  • Sign on bonus - £3000 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

Reference ID: 4636

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV