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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for a Consultant Psychiatrist (Eating Disorders) in Priory Cheadle Royal Hospital, in the Cheadle area £154,000


Priory is the UK's largest independent provider of Eating Disorder Services and 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. Situated on Wilmslow road with easy transport links.


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 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 environment.


You role will 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.


What you need


  • Able to fulfil the role of Responsible Clinician to patients.
  • Meet regulatory requirements, such as GMC registration and revalidation.
  • The role will include participation in our 1:7 on call rota


What we offer you


Salary of £154,000


At Priory not only do we have good peer groups at site but we have worked hard on joining up the network of doctors to stay connected – such as through whats app.  We also have good support for CPD and a mentorship programme for medical staff new to the private sector or to Priory.  Due to the large size of the company there are some excellent career progression opportunities and each specialisation has a network supporting it which the doctor can become an active part of


  • Peer group of Doctors that are supportive. 
  • Generous study leave (including funding).
  • You will have your own office and ample administrative support.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement.
  • Career development opportunities at the hospital and within the Priory Group.
  • Our independent Employee Assistant Program can offer confidential emotional and practical support and advice to colleagues, 24/7.
  • Priory benefit package (including private health insurance).
  • Company pension scheme.



An informal discussion is encouraged – contact us today to set up a confidential, non-obligatory chat with Dr Bijral, Associate Medical Director, on 0161 428 9511 or email

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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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