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Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield, Essex, CM1 7SJ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£140,000 per annum



Job Advert - Division Information

Situated within three acres of landscaped grounds, Priory Hospital Chelmsford is an independent hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of adults and adolescents with a range of mental health problems.  There is a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists.


The hospital offers calming and recovery focused residential treatment as well as day care and outpatient services, including separate facilities for young people.


We provide expert treatment for the following services:

•             Eating disorders - Adult

•             Child and Adolescent Mental Health

•              NHS Acute

•             Private Acute & Addiction Services


Our highly experienced multidisciplinary team deliver personalised treatment programmes alongside the use of a wide range of therapies

Job Advert Location Description

This is an employed post to take consultant responsibility for general psychiatry and addiction patients coming to the hospital from referrals from the private sector (self-funding and Private Medical Insurance (PMI).

The post holder will be supported by a full time ward doctor within working hours and a RMO during evenings and weekends. The ward has a full multidisciplinary team with highly experienced nurses, HCAs and therapists. The access to therapy service provides the scope for some specialist therapeutics e.g group DBT, CBT, ATP.

The postholder will hold a CCST / CCT (or equivalent) in the relevant areas of Psychiatry and will have substantial experience of working in inpatient and outpatient settings with people with significant mental health difficulties. Endorsement in Addictions is a preferable criteria  for this post.

The postholder will have experience at consultant level psychiatry and will have held a consultant position in the NHS.

The postholder will hold a current license to practice and be on the appropriate specialist register.

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