|Salary:||up to £80,000 (£40,000 pro rata)|
Centrally located with easy access to Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, Ashford and Maidstone, The Priory Hospital, Ticehurst House has 70 beds across 3 service lines: Private , Adult Acute and young people’s wards (CAMHs).
We offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient specialist mental health services for young people and adults in a safe and supportive environment. We have recently expanded our service with the addition of a newly purpose built 12 Bed Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).
Providing quality, inspiring innovation and delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.
The job is part-time and involves covering our private service at Ticehurst House Hospital.
It is suited to a speciality doctor with experience in general psychiatry and involves working with our visiting psychiatrists and the multidisciplinary team.
The successful candidate will be expected to assess the patients physically and mentally on admission, attend to their ongoing health care needs, liaise with the consultant and psychiatry teams in the community, and help plan safe discharges. Experience in psychiatry is essential though membership or AC status is not. There is an active academic programme and the successful candidate will be expected to take part in audit and local governance. Informal enquiries are welcomed to Dr Needham-Bennett, Medical Director.
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