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Specialty Doctor

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Priory Hospital Southampton, Hythe Road, Marchwood, Southampton, SO40 4WU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Circa 80,000



Job Advert - Division Information


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.



Job Advert Location Description

Set in beautiful grounds The Priory Hospital Southampton is a 40 bedded hospital.   Services provided at the hospital include an eating disorder wardm an adult ward and a young peoples ward (CAMHs) We treat most  psychiatric conditions

Job Advert Role Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a  Senior Specialty Doctor to work across our Adult Acute Ward which comprises of 17 beds. The candidate should be section 12 approved and should have at least three years of experience in psychiatry. There are no on call commitments. The successful candidate will deliver high quality clinical services to patients in partnershop with the unit's established and highly motivated multi disciplinary team, Consultants and the Residential 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 supported by our Consultant Psychiatrists.

Demonstrable experience of working within psychiatry is essential. A passsion to work within a team-orientated culture and a drive to deliver values and evidenced based patient care is key.

We offer:

A competitive salary plus generous enhancements, many benefits in line with the NHS, flexible Priory Group benefits including company pension scheme, Continuous professional and independent development, mentorship and supervision. In addition to an excellent annual leave entitlement you have a day off on your birthday. You will never have to search for a parking space and can enjoy lunchtimes with your colleagues in the highly subsidised on site restaurant.

If you are interested in finding out more please review the job description and complete the on line application form.

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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