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Ward Manager

Ward Manager

Burgess Hill Hospital

Are you a proven Leader with a vision for how mental health nursing should be delivered? We are looking for senior or experienced nurses wanting to take on the challenge of moulding and developing services in conjunction with the MDT to provide safe and effective care.

We are seeking to be a responsive and innovative hospital that places care at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We will support and help you to grow and become the best you can be and you will help us to grow to be a leading light in mental healthcare through innovation and high expectation.

To underline this commitment to you there is a £5000 welcome bonus and further incentives for introducing your colleagues and friends.

We also offer

  • £45,668 - £51,393 per year
  • NMC Payment in full
  • 34 days holiday
  • Free on-site parking and meals
  • Sponsorship of professional development and higher learning
  • £250 Contribution towards annual CPD
  • Support with your Revalidation
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Relocation expenses
  • Range of additional benefits including gym membership, IT technology and private healthcare.

What you will be doing

Priory Hospital Burgess Hill, Hassocks BN6 9LE, is located 10 minutes (train/car) from Brighton and is on the main Brighton to London (Victoria/London Bridge/Kings Cross) rail line. It is situated in a semi-rural location on the fringe of Burgess Hill in Sussex.

We currently provide the following services

  • Female Low Secure
  • Male PICU
  • Male Acute

You will be working closely with the MDT to ensure that clinical care and operational effectiveness are aligned securing good treatment outcomes and regulatory compliance.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the context in which care is delivered is responsive to patient need and consistent with regulatory requirements.

You will be working with and reporting to the Director of Clinical services, seeking to influence the commissioning and development of future services at Burgess Hill as we expand the range of services delivered at the hospital.

What you will bring


  • Registered Nurse with current registration (mental health / LD)
  • Capacity for leadership


  • Knowledge of MHA (1983/2007).
  • Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act (2005)
  • Child and Adult safe guarding procedures
  • Change management, organising and prioritising workloads
  • Demonstrate ability to enhance care through evidence based knowledge.
  • Demonstrate professional development relevant to the care group
  • Demonstrates ability to assess and manage clinical risk

For an informal discussion please contact Reuben Evans, Hospital Director…

Ward Manager

The Priory Group
Brighton, East Sussex
1 - 2 years of experience
£45668 - £51393 per annum

Published on 13 Jul 2021

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