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Reference

PRI90305

Location

255 Lichfield Road, Bloxwich, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 3DT

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Salary

Up to £150,000 DOE

Hours

37.5 hours

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert - Division Information

255 Lichfield Road is an Independent Community Facing Rehabilitation and Recovery Unit which provides services for men and woman over the age of 18.  Service Users may be admitted either informally or detained under the Mental Health Act.  We aim to provide opportunities for our Service Users to develop independent living skills, by helping them learn the skills and confidence needed to successfully live in the community.

The unit comprises of 28 beds and accommodation includes:

•           Two 4-bedded enhanced recovery and rehabilitation units for people who require a structured environment with intensive support to progress through their recovery pathway

•           20 self-contained apartments that enable residents to live independently, whilst having the safety of a therapeutic structure if needed

•           Each apartment has its own front door, a lounge and kitchenette, bedroom and a bathroom

•           24-hour support as required

•           Dedicated occupational therapy facility to promote independent living skills

•           Therapy and treatment areas, safe and private grounds and a family visiting room

•           Communal bistro and kitchen

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking a full time Consultant Psychiatrist to cover a 28 bed Community Facing Rehabilitation and Recovery service. 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.

 

You will be part of a well-established and cohesive multi-disciplinary team which includes a; Speciality Doctor, Principal Psychologist, Senior Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Registered Mental Health and Learning Disability Nurses, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Ward Manager and Recovery Support Workers.

 

255 Lichfield Road 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 as well as obtain supervision and support from the Regional Medical Director. 

 

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. The hospital works closely with NHS partners to ensure that patients safely transition from our service back into the community, with robust follow up support packages. 

 

To join us, you must have experience of working in inpatient settings with people with various mental health difficulties.  Experience of working with service users with a forensic history would be advantageous. You will have prior experience at Consultant level, including the ability to conduct training.  You will continue to hold 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:

 

•Annual leave entitlement

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

•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

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. 

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. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Closing Date

30/04/2024