Job Search & Apply




Nelson House, 14 Rowner Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0EW

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time





Job Advert - Division Information

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.

Nelson House is a modern and spacious 28 bed locked rehabilitation recovery service for men with mental illness. By having a focus on the development of skills for independence the unit provides a positive step for patients, many whose next step will be living in the community. It helps patients learn new ways of managing their conditions and symptoms with the aim of helping to prevent any future relapse. For patients with challenging behaviours, Nelson House helps them to learn skills to change their response to anxiety and distress. You will be responsible for leading the assessment and treatment arm of the service (14 beds) which we have recently established. We also plan to recruit junior medical support as the service develops further. 

Job Advert Location Description

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. We are also 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.

This position would suit a newly qualified Consultant who would have monthly supervision with the Medical Director, Dr Joseph Rodrigues. We also provide mentorship to consultants, 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 parking

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 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time posts), a 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 07796 992640 - email or Joe Rodrigues, Consultant Psychiatrist - Nelson House, Medical Director – Hampshire, Priory Healthcare,Clinical Director - Priory R&R Service Network and Hon. Consultant Psychiatrist - National Psychosis Service | South London & Maudsley NHS FT.

Closing date for applications is 31st January 2023

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. 

Closing Date