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Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time





Job Advert Role Description

Priory Group is the UK’S leading independent provider of mental health care and education services.  We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment.

The Priory Cheadle Royal Hospital is a specialist provider of complex mental health services, providing clinical excellence across 13 wards which include acute adult wards, Eating Disorder Service, CAMHS, Rehabilitation, Acute and PICU services.

Priory is the UK's largest independent provider of Eating Disorder Services. We have a national offering of specialist residential services at selected locations including at Cheadle Royal Hospital. We are now looking for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join our team on one of our two Eating disorders units - Aspen.  

Aspen is a 11 bed unit working alongside Cedars to be the principle provider to the NHS in North England focussing on positive physical and psychological outcomes through the full service provision. 

This post offers excellent opportunity for consultant to work with MDT and experienced group of consultant colleagues across site.

You will have a solid commitment to CPD and have an excellent track record in supporting candidate, will join a large team of medical colleagues and will participate in peer group meetings, clinical meetings and academic meetings.

The successful candidate will also join out of hours 1:7 on call rota for the site.

This role would suit someone who has had experience of working with Eating Disorders. We are looking for an experienced dynamic and flexible candidate who takes initiative and enjoys working in a fast paced enviroment.

Key Accountabilities include:

-RC responsibility for all patients.

-Safe prescribing and monitoring of physical health.

-Comprehensive Assessments and treatment planning with patients external share holders and carers.

-Management of patients on the ward including physical health, mental state and risk management and formulation.

-Adhering to organisational admission and discharge policy and procedures.

-Timely discharge GP notifications and discharge summaries.

-Preparation of Mental Health Act tribunal reports.

-Must have proficient IT skills as prompt entry onto the electronic care record is essential.

-Engagement with external professionals and families/carers.

-Participation in audit, research, quality and performance management and other clinical and professional activities.

 The additional benefits to the role are:

•           25 days annual leave (plus 8 Bank holidays) increasing with length of service

•           Birthday leave

•           Free on site parking

•           Subsidised meals

•           Contributory pension scheme

•           Priory Perks discount portal

•           Long Service recognition

•           Enhanced sick pay and maternity pay after 1 years service

•           Wellbeing committee and full access to our Employee Assistance Programme

•           Comprehensive Induction

For more information about these roles, the hospital and the benefits package on offer, please contact



Division DBS info

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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