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Stockton Hall, The Village, Stockton-on-the-Forest, York, YO32 9UN

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£180,000 Medical Director


Full and Part Time Available

Job Advert Role Description

Based in the historic city of York, Stockton Hall Hospital is 112 bedded, medium secure hospital in the beautiful City of York. We are an independent sector hospital with the passion and commitment to achieve the best outcomes for our patients. We exclusively treat NHS patients and work closely with our NHS colleagues within the Humber and North Yorkshire Provider Collaborate as part of the local Integrated Care Board.


The values of Stockton Hall Hospital are what we believe in and what you can count on:

  • Highest level of Quality
  • Caring Safely
  • Integrity
  • Working together
  • Valuing people


Stockton Hall Hospital has a well established reputation for providing high standards of care and treatment to all patients.


Due to the planned opening of new wards we are looking for a:


Medical Director £180,000 to work closely with the Hospital Director (registered manager) as part of the senior management team to lead in delivering excellent operational and clinical performance, which will be achieved within agreed parameters including company business plans, regulatory standards and sound clinical governance and to manage the Hospital’s medical team to deliver this. The post-holder will be responsible for managing a caseload at Stockton Hall


Specialist Registrar/Staff Grade Doctor: (Forensic Psychiatry, Learning Disability or General Psychiatry) Competitive salary 

For this position, you will already be fully registered with the GMC and hold a Licence to Practice


What you need

We are seeking a full time Consultant Psychiatrist for our medium secure learning disability and neurodevelopmental disorder service.

  • You will fulfil the role of Responsible Clinician to patients.
  • You must hold a CCT, or equivalent, in Forensic Psychiatry, Learning Disability or General Psychiatry.
  • Meet regulatory requirements, such as GMC registration and revalidation.
  • The role will include participation in our on call rota.


What we offer you


At Priory not only do we have good peer groups at site but we have worked hard on joining up the network of doctors to stay connected – such as through whats app.  We also have good support for CPD and a mentorship programme for medical staff new to the private sector or to Priory.  Due to the large size of the company there are some excellent career progression opportunities and each specialisation has a network supporting it which the doctor can become an active part of


  • Peer group of Doctors that are supportive.
  • Generous study leave (including funding).
  • Generous annual leave entitlement.
  • Career development opportunities at the hospital and within the Priory Group.
  • Our independent Employee Assistant Program can offer confidential emotional and practical support and advice to colleagues, 24/7
  • Priory benefit package (including private health insurance).
  • Company pension scheme.


Due to limits on sponsorship allocations, we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review.

An informal discussion is encouraged – contact us today to set up a confidential, non-obligatory chat with Dr Jens Wiebe, Medical Director (phone: 01904 401835).

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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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