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Specialty Doctor




Priory Hospital Dewsbury, York Road, Earlsheaton, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF12 7LB

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - 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.

Priory Hospital Dewsbury is a purpose built 32 bedded locked service, supporting two different service user groups:

Hartley Ward focuses upon the active rehabilitation of men with mental health issues. The emphasis is upon stabilising mental health, reducing risks and enhancing independent living skills, with a view to reintegration into the community.

Jubilee Ward supports men with Neurodegenerative disorder and behaviours that challenge. We recognise that a number of our clients on Jubilee Ward require a longer term placement

An excellent opportunity for somebody looking to join an established team caring for two groups of patients with Neurodegenerative disorder and Mental illnesses requiring rehabilitation. The Specialty Doctor will work closely with other members of the MDT and be supported by the site Consultant Psychiatrist.

The post holder will provide day-to-day psychiatric input on the wards and will receive clinical supervision and support in professional development and CPD.

For an informal discussion about the role or to arrange to visit the site please contact Dr Colin Forbes, Consultant Psychiatrist / Medical Director.





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.