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Kneesworth House, Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 5JP

Priory Group Division



£75,000-£80,000 dependant on experience



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert - Division Information


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

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.

Job Advert Location Description

Kneesworth House is a 155 bed mental health hospital situated in Hertfordshire (on the borders of Cambridgeshire) with good commuting access to / from London. The hospital has a full pathway of care including medium, low secure, locked rehabilitation and open recovery wards  situated across the site.

Job Advert Role Description

This is a full time role and includes Specialty doctor responsibility working with Responsible Clinicians.

We are seeking an experienced Specialty Psychiatrist who can provide care, assessment and treatment of patients with mental disorders.

The ideal candidate will work with the Hospital Director and Senior Management team to ensure effective clinical leadership of the inpatient service

Key Responsibilities:

Provide comprehensive care, assessment, and treatment to patients with mental disorders.
Collaborate closely with the Hospital Director and the Senior Management team to ensure effective clinical leadership of the inpatient service.

Participate in the development and implementation of treatment plans, working closely with the multi-disciplinary team.

Conduct patient evaluations, make diagnoses, and recommend appropriate therapeutic interventions.

Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records, ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations and guidelines.

Contribute to the continuous improvement of the clinical service by participating in quality assurance initiatives.

Stay updated on the latest developments in psychiatric care and incorporate best practices into your work.


  • Medical degree and valid license to practice as a Psychiatrist
  • Board certification in Psychiatry is preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Specialty Psychiatrist, with a strong background in the assessment and treatment of patients with mental disorders.
  • Exceptional clinical and diagnostic skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Dedication to providing high-quality care and a commitment to the well-being of patients.



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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group 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, education facilities 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 Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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