Llanarth Court Hospital is a 114 bedded forensic hospital providing a secure environment consisting of medium, low and open rehabilitation settings for men and women with mental illness and or personality disorder.
We have an acting up Charge Nurse vacancy for a fixed month term of up to 9 months You will need to have a RNLD/RMN qualification and be a Priory Level 4 Staff Nurse or NHS Senior Staff Nurse. It is also desirable to have experience in a forensic setting though a keen desire to work in this challenging field is necessary. The charge nurse role will be to support the ward manager in managing a secure ward with patient's under the mental health act who have a diagnosis of mental health, personality disorder and or learning disability needs. The role will require being a clinical lead and an understanding and knowledge of patient's needs is essential.You will need to demonstrate the ability to assess and teach junior staff and have good leadership skills. The ability to have a flexible, positive, team orientated approach is required.
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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 transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.
As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.
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£37,087 per year