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Lakeside View - Lakeside View,1 Ivydene Way,Off Noose Lane,Willenhall, West Midlands WV13 3AG

Priory Group Division



Competitive. Will be depending on experience


37.5 hours (including options for more flexible working, ie one day working from home)

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

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Job Advert Role Description

Lakeside View is a 28 bedded hospital in Willenhall that cares for patients who are 18 years and over in an acute setting.


Finch Ward - 12 bedded male acute ward

Robin Ward - 8 bedded male acute ward

Swan Ward - 8 bedded female acute ward


The aim at Lakeside View is to provide a person centred approach and therapeutic environment, which promotes collaborative care planning to optimise treatment goals. Right from the point of admission to our acute services, our aim is to support patients to be discharged safely back into the community where they can continue to progress towards recovery in a less restrictive environment.


This will be achieved by:

•           Thorough assessment of individuals needs throughout admission

•           Person centred collaborative treatment plans

•           A range of interventions available from a diverse MDT

•           Being cared for in the least restrictive environment

            Effective liaison and joint working with Locality team.


The acute wards on site provides patients with excellent space and facilities, including en-suite bedrooms and large living spaces furnished with activity equipment such as games consoles.


Outside of the wards, a purpose built therapy suite contains a rehabilitation kitchen for patient cooking sessions, and a sessional therapy room. The hospital is set in the centre of an extensive nature reserve, which contains an abundance of flora & fauna. The site also has areas for outside sports activity.


The clinical team at Lakeside View encourage full involvement of the service user, their family and external professionals throughout their stay. They are invited to attend Ward Reviews and CPA meetings to ensure clear communication throughout the care pathway in order to promote individuals' recovery and facilitate discharge.


In order to maximise recovery, interventions offered include a wide range of therapeutic approaches, combining psychiatric and cognitive behavioural perspectives with occupational therapy, psychology, leisure and recreational activity. 


We are seeking a full time Consultant Psychiatrist to cover 14-16 beds in our Acute service. Role will be working with male and female patients. You will fulfil the role of Responsible Clinician to patients supervising the process of referral and admission, including contribution to the pre-admission assessments of adults of working age.


You will be part of a well-established and cohesive team of medics which includes; Medical Director, Consultant Psychiatrist, Speciality Doctors, Registered Medical Officer and Aston University Medical Students. Lakeside View also has strong links with other surrounding Priory Hospitals within the region, providing the opportunity to network with other Consultants from different specialisms and service lines. 


In taking on this role, you will be part of a visionary and inspiring team and will be joining a group of individuals whose main goal is to support our patients and their families with their recovery journey and to live their best life. As Consultant Psychiatrist you will play a pivotal role within the hospitals Multi-Disciplinary Team, which consists of other professionals such as: Psychologist, Assistant Psychologist, Occupational Therapists (OT), OT Assistants and students, Registered Nurses and Student Nurses/Apprentices, Health Care Assistants, Pharmacist, and Independent Mental Health Advocate. The hospital works closely with NHS partners to ensure that patients safely transition from our Acute Services back into the community, with robust follow up support packages. 


To join us, you must hold a CCST/CCT or equivalent in the relevant areas of psychiatry and have experience of working in inpatient settings with people with significant mental health difficulties. You will have experience at Consultant level within the NHS, including the ability to conduct training.  You will continue to hold a registration with the GMC including being on the special register for Psychiatry.


In return you will have access to a range of company and site perks and benefits, with a strong focus on staff recognition, achievement and wellbeing.

These include:


•Generous annual leave entitlement

•Employees are also given an additional day off for their Birthday

•Twice monthly regional teaching and Regular supervision

•Professional development – rotate within the wards/services to gain experience across various specialisms

•Opportunity to undertake further learning/ study, training and networking opportunities.

•Group Company Pension Scheme

•Private Medical Insurance Scheme

•Life Assurance

•Subsidised meals while on duty

•Care first – Employee Assistance Services

•Bike Scheme

•Career development

•Free car parking

•Voluntary Benefits

•Onsite wellbeing and engagement events

•Relocation package can also be offered

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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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