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Consultant Psychiatrist




Priory Hospital Newbury, Monks Lane, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 7RN

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£150,000 pro rata



Job Advert Role Description

The Priory Hospital Newbury set on the southern outskirts of Newbury and boarders with Hampshire and Wiltshire. Close by are the big towns of Basingstoke and Reading with the cities of Winchester and Swindon an easy commute. We have excellent public transport links to London which is just a 50 minute train journey.

We are excited to be launching an updated service after a period of expansion and improvements now offering a 34 bed Recovery and Rehabilitation service for men with enduring mental ill health. Within the service is a care pathway offering an admission ward, a community facing ward, a longer term ward for patients with more complex needs and also a 4 bed flat for patients who are returning to independent living in the community. The site is warm and welcoming with a homely atmosphere, the patients enjoy home cooked meals contributing to menu choices at meetings with the chef.

The post holder will be responsible for the community-facing ward with 16 bed flats.

There is also a well-established consultant in post who will be responsible for the admissions ward and the longer-term ward for complex needs. For support there is a regular medical advisory meeting combined with a developing academic programme, which is held with other colleagues in neighbouring sites to share learning. We also provide mentorship to consultants.

The unit has experienced staff including a committed nursing and HCA team, a well-established clinical psychologist with assistant, an occupational therapy team to provide a wide range of activities for patients and a developing role of physical health nurse to dedicate time for ongoing physical health needs, with health promotion and prevention.  We work alongside a dedicated GP (the practice being located 10 meters away) who completes annual health reviews and comes on site for those patients who will not attend GP appointments. In anticipation of the new service, we will be embarking on a piece of work to get AIMS Rehab accreditation. 

We are looking for highly motivated individual who is dedicated to provide high quality clinical care for patients referred to and using the services of the hospital. Consultant who works closely with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure that clients receive a holistic and person-centric care and treatment programme based on the recovery model. The post-holder will hold a CCST / CCT (or equivalent) in General Adult or Forensics and will have experience of working in inpatient settings with people with significant mental health difficulties.

So come and join our team of highly experienced clinicians in this exciting phase of our journey to provide top quality, innovative, evidence based and collaborative care to our patients.

Staff benefit from:

·         free meals,

·         free parking,

·         easy to access local amenities during breaks including 2 gyms, local shops, the community college and a retail park.

·         Staff Wellbeing initiatives which include an Employee Assistance Programme, a staff recognition scheme and psychology led support group


Priory Healthcare provides a programme of educational activities for Doctors, PDP groups are supported and other CPD activities are actively encouraged. All medical staff are members of the Hospital Medical Advisory Committee. We offer 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time posts), a matched 3% contributory pension scheme and Private Medical Insurance Cover at family level and Medical indemnity insurance.

For an informal discussion please contact Trudi Pheasant, Hospital Director on 01635 277230 or or Joe Rodrigues, Clinical Director at

Please email if you are having difficulties applying through our online portal.

Please note that we reserve the right to close the advert earlier if a good number of suitable applications are received before the closing date.

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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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