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Mildmay Oaks, Odiham Road, Winchfield,Hook, Hampshire RG27 8BS

Priory Group Division



(£119,999 per annum pro rata (£150,000 FTE)



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert Role Description

The Role:

We are looking for an experienced Consultant to join our medical team at Mildmay Oaks Hospital to provide input into our inpatient services.

The successful candidate will be committed to a career in the Psychiatry of Intellectual Disabilities and will work as part of an MDT comprising psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and nurses to deliver holistic and person-centred care in line with the ethos of the Priory Healthcare Group. The Consultant will be a member of an experienced multidisciplinary team. This post will be partly supported by a Specialty Doctor. This is not an acute site and admissions are planned and triaged by the MDT. The service is currently covered by a locum, who has found the experience very positive and friendly.

The medical team comprises of three consultants, including a medical director, two specialty doctors and a rotating resident doctor. There is access to medical secretarial support and admin support from a wider administrative team. Oncalls are shared between two other Priory sites and are fairly low intensity. Currently the oncall is schedules roughly as 1 in 5 oncalls.

The priory offers a mentorship for new Consultants and opportunity for ongoing professional development. There is scope for developing the academic programme and clinical services along with the senior management team. There is an active peer group for supporting professional development, who provide excellent support.

Applicants must have full GMC Registration, a license to practise and eligible for inclusion in the GMC Specialist Register. Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from the date of interview. Experience of working with individuals with learning disability and developmental disorders is essential. Experience of forensic psychiatry is desirable.

The organisation:

The Priory is a leading mental healthcare provider across the globe. The organisation is committed to providing excellent care and continues to innovate in providing specialist mental health care. Priory Healthcare has structured its services to align with NHS provision, in order to ensure a consistent approach to treatment.

Mildmay Oaks is a specialist low secure and locked rehabilitation service for men and women with learning disability and/or autism spectrum disorder, with or without offending behaviour. It is an established site which offers a friendly and welcoming work environment and a supportive senior management team.

The site has an innovative service offering bespoke therapeutic placements under the secure care framework. There is scope for further service development moving forwards and opportunities to gain experience in providing specialist psychiatric care for individuals with developmental disorders and personality disorders. More information can be found here:

Responsibilities of the post-holder:

The post holder is expected to:

Take clinical responsibility for patients, including multidisciplinary ward rounds, risk reviews, strategic reviews and the development of a therapeutic milieu.
Fulfil the role of Responsible Clinician to patients detained under the Mental Health Act (1983).
Supervise the process of referral and admission including contributing to preadmission assessments of young people with other team members.
Offer a psychiatric perspective to the multidisciplinary team in relation to the assessment, formulation and treatment of young people.
Contribute to management meetings, service development and clinical governance meetings for the services provided at the hospital, and contributing to the development of service strategy.
Contribute to in-house training programmes within the services and offering supervision to other members of the multi-disciplinary team, particularly junior medical staff.
Maintain CPD and re-validation requirements, as determined by the Royal College of Psychiatrists or other relevant statutory bodies.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Jackie Davies, HR and Resourcing Lead, Priory Group                                                                     

T:   01252 845826 (ext. 245)

Dr Aparna Wighe, Medical Director, Mildmay Oaks Hospital
T:   01252 845826

Yolanda Spicer- Martinez, Hospital Director, Mildmay Oaks Hospital

 T:   01252 845826

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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.


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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