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Deputy Ward Manager (General/Addictions Ward) - Minimum 9 Months Maternity Leave Cover

Are you? A driven and dynamic Nurse?
An experienced RMN looking to progress your career?
Wanting to make a difference to someone’s life?
Ready for a new challenge?
Wanting to work with the best nurses in the UK? About Our Service:

The Priory Hospital Glasgow is one of the UK's leading centres for the treatment of depression, anxiety and addictions.  The Hospital is led by an effective and experienced multidisciplinary team.  They work together to deliver personalised, recovery-focussed treatment programmes and care pathways, as well as a range of therapies to meet all of the patients' needs.

In addition, our Eating Disorder Unit is the largest specialist inpatient Unit of its kind in Scotland and due to the quality of its care, patients come for treatment from all over the UK.  In May 2015 the Unit was included in the Quality Network for Eating Disorders (QED) under the Royal College of Surgeon's Accreditation for Inpatient Mental Health Services (AIMS).

About The Role:

We are looking for an experienced RMN to undertake Deputy Ward Manager duties during existing Deputy Ward Managers Maternity Leave within our General/Addictions Ward under the supervision of the Ward Manager. 

Hours of work are averaged at 37.5hrs per week

 week 1: 4 shifts

Week 2: 3 shifts

Week 3: 3 shifts

Week 4: 3 shifts

 As an independent Acute Psychiatric Hospital we can offer you the opportunity to develop your skills in a supportive environment.  We are committed to providing training opportunities for staff at all levels and actively encourage professional development.  Staff are supported by means of regular clinical supervision.

 The successful candidates will be required to apply for PVG Scheme Membership from Disclosure Scotland.  Further information can be obtained from

Deputy Ward Manager Responsibilites:

- Supervision and management of Nurses and Healthcare Assistants 

- Planning assessing, delivering and evaluating individual care

- Fully assisting in e-roster of nurse shift systems

- Participate fully with the multidisciplinary team

- Undertake direct patient care.

- Sound knowledge of regulatory requirements

- Assist in setting and maintaining clinical standards and 

  implementation of clinical audits.

- Ensure Health and Safety policies and procedures are complied with

- Deputise in the absence of the Ward Manager.

- Demonstrate consistent leadership and role modelling.

With a kind, caring and calm approach, the successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with patients, relatives and colleagues.

In return we can offer:

- Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training

- 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays

- Birthday Holiday - your birthday is an extra day's annual leave

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- Just Drive Scheme

- Smart Childcare Vouchers

- Smart Pension Option

- Subsidised meals

- Free Parking

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.


£30k per year

Amore .


Deputy Ward Manager (General/Addictions Ward) - Minimum 9 Months Maternity Leave Cover

Glasgow, UK

Published on 3 Jan 2020