Registered Mental Health Nurse (CAMHS - Meadows)

£27,374 - 29,191 per year
02 Jan 2019
30 Jan 2019
Amore .
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Job Type
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.  

Set within landscaped gardens, the safe and supportive environment of the Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal offers a comprehensive inpatient specialist mental health service for young people and adults.  The service is dedicated to providing innovative, high quality care and treatment for service users with challenging and complex needs, in order to enable their recovery and re-engagement with the community.

Priory Cheadle is able to support a stepped care pathway providing seamless access into higher or lower acuity treatment to reflect the service user's changing needs as the progress towards recovery. This may involve service users moving through the range of services provided here at Priory Cheadle, including Psychatric Intensive care, acute mental health provision and rehabilitation and recovery services.  

Meadows is a 10 bedded mixed gender adolescent psychiatric intensive care service for young people experiencing an array of different complex mental health needs. Due to the complex nature of the young people cared for on Meadows they can often express maladaptive coping mechanisms alongside high risk behaviours.

Meadows has a comprehensive Multi-Disciplinary Team that works closely with the young person, their families or carers and the home teams to ensure we have a common aim for the young person's Care Pathway.

We offer a variety of therapies and interventions to help the young person in their treatment with the aim for them to be discharged to a step-down placement.

All young people who are cared for on Meadows are detained under a section of the Mental Health Act.


In order to apply you would need to be:

  • RMN Qualified
  • NMC Registered
  • Experience in CAMHS or strong desire to work with young people
  • Have knowledge of the Mental Health Act
  • Be patient centric and have a committment to delivering high quality care
  • Possess fine tuned decision making skills
  • Have an excellent organisational capacity and effective communication skills
  • Be flexible and have a strong "can do" attitude


In return we will give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays - pro rata for part time
  • Birthday holiday - your birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Sick pay
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Free parking
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • SMART Pension option


Our service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week all year round therefore we are looking for people who are flexible to cover shifts throughout the week at varying times of the day.  

The successful candidate will undertake and manage direct patient care, having participated fully in the assessment, planning and evaluation of care needs. Undertaking the delivery of care, including individual and group sessions to agreed quality standards as prescribed by internal procedure and health legislation.


You will allocate and oversee the work of junior colleagues and staff. You will also be responsible for the care, security and maintenance of equipment, drugs and other consumables on the ward/department.


You will have shared responsibility for the confidentiality, security and accuracy of patient records, data and information. Ensuring good quality patient documentation, which meets regulatory guidelines and statutory requirements.


Please apply through or NHS Jobs

Cheadle Royal Recruitment Line - 0161 428 9511 ext 5901


About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless tr

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