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Responsible Clinician/Consultant Psychiatrist




Abbey House, 49 Hanley Road Malvern Wells West Midlands WR14 4HZ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

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.

Abbey House provides a specialist psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery service for 25 men aged 18 years or older with enduring mental illness and/or personality disorder. We support the needs of both detained and voluntary patients and can manage patients with complex needs, including those with a history of offending.

We are seeking a full time Consultant Psychiatrist to work as the responsible clinician for patients at the site to assist in building on our existing successful reputation locally and nationally. At Abbey House you will be key player in assessing, diagnosing and treating psychiatric disorders at Consultant level and you will provide clinical leadership within a multidisciplinary team.

You will fulfil the role of Responsible Clinician to patients supervising the process of referral and admission including contribution to the pre-admission assessments of patients.

The role is a pivotal element of an established multi-disciplinary team aiming to ensure that patients receive a holistic and person centred care and treatment programme. As Part of the role you will provide clinical leadership within a multidisciplinary team.


To join us, you must hold a CCST/CCT or equivalent in any of the following general adult psychiatry/forensic psychiatry and/or rehabilitation psychiatry.

Experience of working in inpatient settings with people with significant mental health difficulties is desirable.

You will be an excellent team player keen to participate in a multi-disciplinary approach to assessment with a keen interest in developing services within a forward thinking recovery environment.

You will continue to hold a registration with the GMC including being on the special register for psychiatry.

This is an excellent career opportunity offering a wide range of benefits including the following:

•           Teaching and CPD programmes

•           Financial support for further training and personal development

•           Active participation in clinical governance

•           Appraisal and peer supervision

•           Competitive salary

•           Contributory pension scheme

•           Free meals on duty

We also offer childcare vouchers and free car parking, generous annual leave and a range of flexible benefits available to employees of the Priory Group.

If you are passionate about delivering first class rehabilitation psychiatric care we would love to hear from you.


Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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