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Consultant Psychiatrist




Llanarth Court, Llanarth, Nr Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 2YD

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




37.5 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information

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.


Job Advert Location Description

With hospitals around the country and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments.

Llanarth Court Hospital is a 114 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 disorder.

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Consultant Psychiatrist to work at  Llanarth Court Hospital with an agreed case load of male low secure patients.

Our Consultant Psychiatrist role involves:

•           Providing clinical leadership to a successful multi-disciplinary team

•           Managing specialist mental health, behavioural and psychological needs of patients suffering mental disorder

•           Attending team meetings

•           Assessing and treating new referrals

•           Being involved with CPA/CTPs, review meetings and Mental Health Review Tribunals

•           Being available for crisis and on-call work

•           Responding to the need for psychiatric input

•           Dealing with some physical problems within your sphere of expertise that are drawn to your attention

•           Taking part in clinical and interdisciplinary activities within the service

•           Keeping up to date with current practices (journals, meetings and conferences)

•           Being familiar with and complying with the policies and procedures laid down in the policy manual

•           Interfacing with other Priory Services to share best practice, clinical audit and research

•           Interfacing externally to develop and manage person-centred pathways with other commissioning and provider services

•           Being part of an out of hours on call rota

•           Participate in appraisal and revalidation in line with Priory policy


To be successful as Consultant Psychiatrist, you’ll need:

•           Drive to learn and develop

•           Commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice

•           A flexible, positive, team-orientated approach

•           GMC and Defence Society Membership

•           Substantive consultants need to be on the GMC Specialist register for adult psychiatry, rehabilitation psychiatry or forensic psychiatry

•           Have to be an approved clinician in Wales  and section 12 approved doctor


For an informal discussion please contact Dr Damian Gamble on 01873 840555 or email

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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. We are an equal opportunities employer.