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Llanarth Court, Llanarth, Nr Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 2YD

Priory Group Division



£150,000 + oncall enhancements



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK. With hospitals around the country, many years of experience and highly experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways, without the need for multiple reassessments.

Llanarth Court Hospital has built a strong reputation over almost 30 years for providing high quality care in secure conditions, offering a range of therapeutic and leisure opportunities, and making full use of its extensive grounds. The hospital has 95 beds across 7 wards with male and female medium secure, and male low secure and rehabilitation wards.  There are plans to upgrade the facilities, with a new purpose-built accommodation block and improvements to the existing patient accommodation.

Information technology is widely used within Priory Group to improve the quality of care and the productivity of professionals.

A vacancy has arisen for a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist / Consultant General Psychiatrist with interest / experience of Secure Mental Health care, with opportunity to work in Low Secure units at Llanarth Court Hospital however for candidates looking for permanent roles there would be opportunity within Medium secure and Low Secure services . The unit is supported with 24/7 Resident Medical Officer Support and 6 Consultant Psychiatrists providing medical leadership to their respective wards. Each ward has a full multidisciplinary team (MDT), with a psychologist, occupational therapist and social worker.

There would be expectation of On-calls for permanent staff, which will be on a non-resident basis. This is currently a 1 in 5.  

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria: -


Fully registered and licensed medical practitioner
Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
On Specialist Register
Approved Clinician in Wales


Experience in forensic psychiatry

If interested please contact Dr Chandan Sehgal on 01873 840555, or

Division DBS info

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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