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 Consultant Psychiatrist to work on one of our Adult Acute Units. You will fulfil the role of Responsible Clinician to patients supervising the process of referral and admission including contribution to pre-admission assessments. The role is a pivotal element of an established multi-disciplinary team aiming to ensure that patients receive a holistic and person-centric care and treatment programme. If you are passionate about delivering first class psychiatric care we would love to hear from you.
To join us, you must hold a CCST/CCT or equivalent in the relevant areas of psychiatry and have experience of working in inpatient settings with people with significant mental health difficulties. You will certainly have experience at consultant level within the NHS, including the ability to conduct training.
You will be an excellent team player keen to participate in a multi-disciplinary approach to assessment with a keen interest in developing services within a forward thinking environment.
You will continue to hold a registration with the GMC including being on the special register for psychiatry.
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.
£150k per year