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Specialty Grade Doctor- Private Healthcare




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


Up to £75k pro rata



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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.

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Centrally located with easy access to Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, Ashford and Maidstone, The Priory Hospital, Ticehurst House has 70 beds across 3 service lines: Adult Acute and young peoples wards (CAMHs). We offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient specialist mental health services for young people and adults in a safe and supportive environment. We have recently expanded our service with the addition of a newly purpose built 12 Bed Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).


Providing quality, inspiring innovation and delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.  

We are seeking a full time specialty grade doctor to work on our private adult ward which comprises of 9 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 include a competitive salary, a contributory pension scheme, supervision, career development and free parking.

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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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