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Staff Grade Doctor Acute

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Priory Hospital Ticehurst, Ticehurst, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 7HU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£65,000 pro-rata


22.5 hrs p/wk

Job Advert Location Description

Centrally located with easy access to Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, Ashford and Maidstone, The Priory Hospital Ticehurst House has 70 beds and offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient specialist mental health services for young people and adults in a safe and supportive environment.

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking a full time Staff Grade Doctor to work on our Adult Acute wards which comprise 16 Female and 7 Male beds. You will deliver  high quality clinical services to patients in partnership with the unit's multi-disciplinary team, Consultants and Resident Medical Officer.


 You will  be responsible for ensuring that patients receive a holistic and person-centric treatment programme, undertaking psychiatric assessments to determine and inform the delivery of the Care Programme. You will be supervised and directed by The Consultant Psychiatrist/s and be responsible for the professional supervision of clinical staff members.


 Demonstrable experience of working within psychiatry  is essential and previous experience of working within a secure and /or step-down setting is desirable. An MBBS qualification or equivalent is required along with knowledge of Section 2 assessments and approval processes under the Mental Health Act.  A passion  to work within a team-orientated culture and a drive to deliver values and evidenced based patient care is key.


Benefits inlcude a competitive salary, a contributory pension scheme, supervision, career development, childcare vouchers and free parking.

Division DBS info

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. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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