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Registered Mental Health Nurse

Priory Group
Llanarth, Usk (GB)
£31,500 to £40,455 depending on experience + £5,000 Welcome Bonus
Closing date
18 May 2024

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Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Llanarth Court Hospital is a 96 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 disorders.

Are you?

  • A driven and dynamic Nurse?
  • An experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse working in the NHS or Private Sector?
  • An experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse wanting to return to the profession after a career break?
  • Wanting to make a difference to someone’s life?
  • Ready for a new challenge?
  • Wanting to work with the best nurses in the UK?

If you’ve answered yes to any of the above, then we WANT to talk to you!

Priory wants you to become part of something special. We are at the forefront of our field and we are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to our patients and the only way to do that is by investing in our extraordinary colleagues who work for us. We are looking for people to join our team who are rewarded by seeing their patients turn a corner after a demanding journey to recovery.

To be successful as a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN), you’ll need:

  • A relevant nursing qualification and registration
  • Excellent team working skills, a high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach - our units operate 24 hours 7 days a week, and our nursing staff work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights
  • A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice
  • The drive to continually push your own personal learning and development

The shifts are 12 hours on a rota basis to include nights, weekends and bank holidays. Shift times would be:

  • Day Shift            = 07:30 > 19:45
  • Night Shift          = 19:30 > 07:45

Staff will work a set shift pattern, such as

  • Week 1 = Monday, Tuesday, Saturday & Sunday
  • Week 2 = Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays. This can increase to 30 days plus bank holidays with your length of service
  • Rural location, based within 80 acres of land. Relax and take a break next to our lake, or go for a walk and view our grounds and wildlife
  • We believe nobody should work on their birthday, so we give you a day off
  • NMC Registration Fee reimbursed in full
  • Extra Service Annual leave awards
  • On-Site gym facilities
  • Clear Career development and on-site support via a dedicated practice development nurse
  • An employee assistance program available to all staff
  • Supplemented Meals
  • Free car parking
  • Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs), paid as a lump sum
  • Moving less than 100 miles up to £1,500
  • If more than 100 miles up to £3,000
  • To be repaid if individual does not complete probation & leaves
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Numerous CPD opportunities
  • Benefits Scheme, including ride to work, technology scheme, amongst others
  • Priory Perks Application for staff where you can access the above benefits and various discounts from high street shops and supermarkets
  • Well-Being Initiatives – Access to well-being applications, which are updated regularly


Nursing at Priory Healthcare

At Priory Healthcare, we’re passionately committed to making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support. But that’s just the start. As a recognised leader in the healthcare sector, we’re equally passionate about harnessing the potential of everyone on our team – including our rapidly growing community of RMN’s.

So join us and we can promise you one of the most dynamic and supportive career environments in the sector.

We are already the largest mental health provider in Europe and treat upwards of 80 conditions in over 275 facilities around the country. But look beyond our size and you will also discover an unrivalled reputation for providing quality, inspiring innovation and delivery value for our service users.

What does this mean for you? More than you might imagine.

For a start, there’s greater clinical diversity here than anywhere outside of the NHS. This offers you the chance to develop your career at the forefront of nursing practice in one or  more of our six specialist areas – Acute Mental Healthcare, Secure, Rehabilitation and Complex Care, Eating Disorders and Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

You will enjoy excellent learning and development resources, too. In addition to benefiting from our award-winning e-learning programme, your structured career progression could include supported study for specialist diplomas, preceptorships if you are newly qualified, a range of other externally accredited courses, the option of becoming a trainer on your own site, and much more besides.

Our working environment and culture are also exceptional. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team of doctors, psychiatrists, therapists and other health care specialists. We don’t just work together. We listen to each other, share ideas, explore new ways of doing things and actively pursue innovation and excellence is all that we do. So while the work can be incredibly demanding, you will never lack the support, collaboration and encouragement you need to perform to your best and achieve your true potential.

As for recognition and rewards, they are everything you would expect from an organisation that values your expertise and commitment. And your career prospects? Well, the sheer scope and scale of our behavioural care services – and the pace of our development as a business – means that you can grow as far and fast as we do.

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