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Registered Mental Health Nurse


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The Cloisters is a 25 bedded hospital (currently being extended to 34 beds) set within a peaceful environment on the edge of Newbury. Working in partnership with Berkshire NHS Trust, the unit offers inpatient individualised treatment and rehabilitation to patients who have mental health problems and require support to increase their recovery and independence with a view to enabling them to leave the hospital and live in varying levels of supported living accommodation.

We are currently recruiting for a experienced Registered Mental Health Nurses to work full time. Part time hours will also be considered.


The successful applicants will be working with patients that present with a range of mental health and psychological needs. You will undertake and manage direct patient care, having participated fully in the assessment, planning and evaluation of care needs. You will be flexible, enthusiastic, self motivated, reliable and interested in working within a modern, forward thinking and effective specialist service. You will be a key member of our multi-disciplinary team adopting a pro-active, therapeutic and recovery approach to care management within a supportive and healing environment. You will have an ability to prioritise own workload within established procedures and also be pro-active in mentoring, influencing and supervising Junior Staff. 


Successful candidates will have previous experience in Adult Mental Health Services. An experience of Rehabilitation Services and the Recovery Model will be an advantage.


Benefits of working for us include the equivalent of 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and a birthday leave, contributory pension scheme, comprehensive induction programme and computerised training programme, childcare vouchers, on-going access to supervision and access to occupational health services. We have an excellent team and offer a very good working environment with an ever evolving service where ideas and innovation are welcome and are integral to the development of the service. 


For an informal discussion please contact Trudi Pheasant, Hospital Director on 01635 277230 or

Interviews will be arranged as applications are received and depending on the candidates' availability.

Please email if you are having difficulties applying through our online portal.

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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 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.


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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants. We are an equal opportunities employer.

£29,977.50 - 29,977.50 per year

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Registered Mental Health Nurse

Newbury, UK

Published on 14 Oct 2019