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Priory Hospital Nottingham, Ransom Road, Nottingham, NG3 5GS

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Up to £85,000 dependant upon experience.



Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Nottingham is looking for a Speciality Doctor – Salary up to £90,000


Conveniently located close to the centre of Nottingham, meaning we are very accessible via bus, train or car.


Priory Hospital Nottingham is a mixed sex 14 bed unit providing acute adult mental health services, delivered in partnership with the NHS. The hospital has been rated as ‘outstanding’ in its most recent CQC inspection.


The medical team comprises of a permanent Consultant Psychiatrist, supported by a Speciality Doctor and a full multidisciplinary team.


The aim at Priory Nottingham is to provide a person centred approach and therapeutic environment, which promotes collaborative care planning to optimise treatment goals and recovery. This is a unique opportunity for career development in a hospital where extensive medical support is provided to our patients.


  • You will work alongside a Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director covering the 14 bed acute service. Alongside the Consultant, you will provide medical care for patients, referred by our NHS partners. 


  • During working hours, you will be responsible for admitting new patients, attending ward reviews and reviewing the mental and physical health of patients throughout  admission and at appropriate intervals. Each patient is reviewed in a weekly multi-disciplinary setting.


  • You will support the Consultant and MDT with assessment, appropriate investigation, diagnosis and treatment of patients.  Good communication within the MDT is essential.


General working hours are Monday to Friday 9:00 – 17:00, with a 1 in 5 on call frequency.


What you need


  • Full GMC registration
  • Relevant experience within a similar setting (preferred)
  • Approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act (preferred but not essential and you will receive support with this)
  • 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


Desirable: Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrists, Physicians, General Practitioners or equivalent but you will receive support with this.


What we offer you


  • Salary: up to £90,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Opportunity to progress to a Consultant through the CESR programme and support with MRCPsych examinations, Section 12 and AC applications.
  • Supervising Consultant is a member of the CESR training committee and will provide support and encourage career progression.   
  • Generous annual leave entitlement and study leave to attend CPD opportunities, conferences etc.
  • Departmental education programmes and peer group and appraisal support.
  • Company pension scheme with contribution.
  • Opportunity to undertake further learning and development opportunities
  • Access to a pooled wellbeing fund which is used to improve the health and wellbeing of all Priory staff
  • Access to kitchen facilities.
  • Supportive staff
  • Dedicated office space
  • Manageable inpatient caseload and full Consultant supervision


An informal chat is welcomed - Please contact Dr Sukhdev Sohota, Medical Director on 0115 969 3388 or Anna Milecka Hospital Director on 0115 969 3388.

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory 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 and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application. Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 


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 will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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