Providing quality, inspiring innovation and delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties 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. Located in Blandford Forum, Dorset, Shottsford House is a specialist 24 hour residential service for up to 10 adults. The accommodation at Shottsford House includes six individual rooms for people with a learning disability who are working towards living independently in the community, as well as four separate rooms for those who may require a supported step up intervention from their current community setting. Main Duties: To deliver a high quality clinical service to patients. To work closely with the unit's multi-disciplinary team, Resident Medical Officer (RMO) and General Practitioner to ensure that patients receive a holistic and person-centric treatment programme based on the recovery model. Undertake psychiatric and external assessments for clients referred to the unit to determine the appropriate level of care to be provided, under the direction and supervision of the Consultant Psychiatrist, and work with the unit multi-disciplinary team to ensure delivery of the Care Programme. Prepare discharge summaries, reports and other associated documentation as necessary e.g. for CPA meetings, as directed and supervised by the Consultant Psychiatrist. Participation in learning activities and supervision. Participation in Clinical Governance activities, and account for contracted hours utilised in research, Continuing Professional Development and other non-clinical duties as necessary and in a timely manner. Working effectively with colleagues to ensure that clients have access to appropriate medical cover at all times, which will require participation in an on-call rota for the site. The post holder will be expected to support the GP in delivering physical health care and emergency treatment to patients in complex care. To support the RMO and GP in delivering a consistently high standard of medical care to all patients on site. Be responsible for inducting new RMO's and providing cover for them when they are on compensatory rest periods. Share responsibility for taking bloods with the site phlebotomist and RMO as necessary. Arrange appropriate clinical tests and investigations and take responsibility for chasing up results and acting on them in a timely manner. Ensure physical observations by ward staff are carried out in accordance with medical instructions. Review physical observation findings and act upon them in a clinically appropriate manner. Any other duties considered to be commensurate with the level of the post About us From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare. The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group. As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes. Disclosure 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.