Director of Clinical Services
Priory Healthcare is the UK's leading provider of private mental health care. We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment. The Priory Hospital North London is renowned for its clinical excellence in the field of Acute Mental Health, Addiction and Adolescent Services
Priory North London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young Adults. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. Further information can be obtained from www.dbs.gov.uk
We are looking to appoint a Director of Clinical Services to manage the clinical services of our operation (acute, adolescent, addictions and OCD inpatient services - 49 beds). As part of the Senior Management Team, the role holder will ensure compliance with statutory regulations and current legislation, meet quality standards and deliver against key performance indicators. The post holder will collaborate with the Multi Disciplinary Team to ensure consistency and quality standards are met throughout the whole of the clinical services. Outstanding knowledge of CQC regulations will be required as well as developing and maintaing relations with all stakeholders. The post holder will deputise for the Hospital Director and should aspire to develop and progress to Hospital Director level.
There will also be an opportunity to provide leadership to two satellite sites (Harley Street and Devon House) enabling you to develop multi-site experience.
A highly motivated and experienced professional, you will bring at least five years previous relevant experience, together with supervisory/managerial experience for a group of professional staff. You will also hold a relevant professional qualification (RMN) together with full membership/accreditation of a professional institution. A detailed understanding of statutory regulations is also required as are financial and people management skills.
Successful candidates will be motivated to work in a service that offers involvement and empowerment for service users, contributing to the development and enhancement of nursing services at site. Ensuring compliance with statutory regulations and current legislation, meeting quality standards and delivering against key performance indicators, you will lead, enhance and deliver our exceptional standards of performance that have become synonymous with Priory Group, the UK's leading independent provider of mental health services.
What we'd like from you:
• NMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council Registered)
• Extensive clinical and management experience
• Ability to harness the commitment and potential of others
• Fine tuned decision making skills
• Excellent organisational capability
• Effective communication skills
• Motivated with a strong "can do" attitude
• A role model to other staff - providing advice and support to promote good practice
What we'd like to give you:
• A competitive salary
• Disclosure check cost coverage
• Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
• Enhanced Maternity pay inline with NHS.
• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays