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Hazelwood House, Heath Road, Heath, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QS

Priory Group Division





37.5 hours per week

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Location Description

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential. 

Hazelwood House is a 12 bedded and a 1 bedded bespoke pod, low secure unit for adults with a primary diagnosis of Learning disability and secondary mental health issues. We have a strong focus on recovery and enabling patients to rentegrate back into the community.

We are part of the Priory group and you will work closely with other clinicians in the region based at Lincoln, Mansfield & Nottingham.

Job Advert Role Description

We have an amazing opportunity for a speciality doctor to work at our small friendly site (rated as Outstanding by CQC). At Priory, we believe in investing in people so we would support applicants who are looking to gain AC accreditation as part of their career development.

You would lead a multidisciplinary team of professionals from nursing, clinical psychology, occupational therapy who will form part of the MDT. You are expected to review treatment plans, coordinate discharge and liaise with Commissioners regarding admission, progress update and discharge planning.

You should be a good team player and be keen to participate in a multidisciplinary approach to assessment, formulation and management plans. The doctor agrees to hold and continue registration with the GMC. The doctor will be expected to provide evidence of their registration, if requested, by the Hospital Director or Chief Medical Officer.

You must possess highly sophisticated communication and interpersonal skills as these are critical to gain the trust and build the confidence of patients, in order for treatments and interventions to be effective and successful.

You must have the ability to work autonomously to agreed short and medium term objectives and able to understand the impact your actions will have on the care of the patient and the workings of the multi-disciplinary team.

You must be a good problem solver and be able to use your systemic knowledge, experience and creative thinking and translate best practice and evidence based research into practical operational solutions.

Priory operates a non-residential medical on call rota and the post holder is expected to participate on the on-call rota which is on a second on call basis.

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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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