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Speciality Grade Doctor




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


up to £80,000 (£40,000 pro rata)



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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: Private , Adult Acute and young people’s 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.   

The job is part-time and involves covering our private service at Ticehurst House Hospital.

It is suited to a speciality doctor  with experience in general psychiatry and involves working with our visiting psychiatrists and the multidisciplinary team.

The successful candidate will be expected to assess the patients physically and mentally on admission, attend to their ongoing health care needs, liaise with the consultant and psychiatry teams in the community, and help plan safe discharges. Experience in psychiatry is essential though membership or AC status is not. There is an active academic programme and the successful candidate will be expected to take part in audit and local governance. Informal enquiries are welcomed to Dr Needham-Bennett, Medical Director.      

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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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