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Speciality Doctor




Priory East Midlands, Mansfield Road, Annesley, Nottinghamshire, NG15 OAR

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£85k DOE



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Priory Hospital East Midlands provides acute adult and forensic mental health services, delivered in partnership with our NHS partners. The hospital was rated as good in its most recent CQC inspection.
We currently provide mental health services for female patients who are 18 years and over on three wards:
• Littlemore ward - 10 bed female PICU service
• Barton Ward     - 9 bedded female acute service
• Harris Ward      - a 9 bed female low secure ward.  
The medical team comprises of two permanent Consultant Psychiatrists, each supported by a speciality doctor and a full multidisciplinary team.

This is a unique opportunity to work in a hospital where extensive medical support is offered to our patients. 
You will work alongside a Consultant Psychiatrist covering 10 patients.  As a Specialty Doctor you will work closely with the Consultant Psychiatrist to provide continuous medical cover on a daily basis to the patients on the ward.
Alongside the Consultant, you will care for a maximum of 10 patients, referred to the psychiatric intensive care unit usually from our NHS partners.  During working hours, you will be responsible for admitting new patients and reviewing their mental and physical health throughout their admission and at appropriate intervals.    Each patient must be interviewed and reassessed at a frequency appropriate to their individual clinical needs.  
You will support the Consultant and MDT with assessment, appropriate investigation, diagnosis and treatment of patients. 
Good communication within the ward MDT is essential. 
General working hours are Monday to Friday 9:00 – 17:00, with a 1 in 5 on call frequency.
• Full GMC registration
• 12 months’ adult psychiatry experience
• Relevant experience within a similar setting (preferred)
• Approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act (preferred)
• Excellent knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983 (2007) and Code of Practice along with Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Capacity
• The ability to interview, assess and write clear and comprehensive medical notes
• Proven record of CPD
• Desirable: Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrists, Physicians, General Practitioners or equivalent
In return:
• Salary: up to £85,000 (Depending on Experience)
• Opportunity to progress to a consultant through the CESR programme and support with MRCPsych examinations   
• Generous annual leave entitlement and study leave to attend CPD opportunities, conferences etc.
• Departmental education programmes and peer group support.
• Company pension scheme
• Opportunity to undertake further learning and development opportunities
• Free meals on duty.
• Access to a pooled wellbeing fund which is used to improve the health and wellbeing of all priory staff
• Supportive staff
• Dedicated office space
• Manageable caseload / inpatient caseload – the role covers 10 beds working alongside one Consultant

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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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