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OCD Clinical Lead




Priory Hospital North London, Grovelands House, Southgate, N14 6RA

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time





Job Advert Role Description

Priory Healthcare is the UK’s leading provider of private mental health care. We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment. The Priory Hospital North London is renowned for its clinical excellence in the field of Acute Mental Health, Addiction and Adolescent  Services


Priory North London  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young Adults. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. Further information can be obtained from

We are seeking a part time Consultant to join our specialist obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) service at Priory Hospital North London. This is a National Treatment Service, which manages tertiary NHS referrals of patients with treatment resistant OCD.


This is team offers a comprehensive inpatient therapy programme for patients with severe OCD. This consists of a CBT programme combined with pharmacological interventions.

The successful candidate will on the GMC specialist register in general adult psychiatry (or be eligible to register),  they will have experience of working in specialist OCD units and higher training in managing OCD.


They will have experience of providing leadership to multidisciplinary teams.


Key Responsibilities:


Act as Responsible Consultants for up to seven patients treated in the unit

Provide leadership to the MDT

Teach medical students from UCL

Triage referrals for admission to the unit

Develop the service strategy and operational policies

Audit outcomes

Participate in contract negotiations

Engage in the Priory North London Clinical Governance process

Engage with external stakeholders in the service


Benefits include:


Annual leave entitlement of 30 days (plus 8 bank/public holidays), with additional leave for long service and a contributory pension. This is pro rata’d for part time employees.


To apply on line please visit our website .

For an informal chat please contact Marc Sycamore - Hospital Director on 0208 882 8191.


All appointments at Priory North London are Subject to an enhanced DBS check, costs are met by the Priory

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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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