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Priory Hospital Altrincham, Rappax Road, Hale, Manchester, WA15 0NU

Priory Group Division



£66,000 - £77,000 per annum, dependant on experience


22.5 hours over three days, no on call duties

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert Location Description

The Priory Hospital – Altrincham is part of the Priory Group, Europe’s leading provider of specialist treatment in mental health.  The hospital has an established reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of clinical services.  The hospital has residential facilities for 56 patients as well as day care and outpatient services.

Job Advert Role Description

We are currently seeking to recruit a part time Staff Grade Ward Doctor to work with our CAMHS specialist eating disorder service. The post holder will work closely with our Consultant Psychiatrists and our large multi-disciplinary team and be committed to providing quality patient focussed care, comprehensive risk assessment and working to the highest standards. The role holder will work alongside the hospital's senior management team,  be involved in the Clinical Governance and audit processes across the hospital and will help to deliver training and provide support for the other Ward Doctors on site.   


The successful candidate will possess an MBBS qualification or equivalent and will be required to maintain full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC). The role holder will be able to demonstrate evidence of foundation training and competencies (or equivalent) including experience of working within the field of psychiatry. Experience of working within an acute setting and of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. 


The role holder will work closely with the unit’s multidisciplinary team to ensure that clients receive a holistic and person-centric treatment programme based on the recovery model.


Essential and desirable criteria for this post:



  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification (essential)
  • GMC registered with License to Practice (essential)
  • Approved under S12 or able to achieve within 3 months of appointment (desirable)
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management (desirable)
  • Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrist MRCPsych or equivalent (desirable)



  • Experience as a specialty doctor in inpatient Psychiatry or equivalent role in NHS or Private sector (desirable)
  • Experience of Psychiatry at Core training level CT1 -3 or equivalent (desirable)
  • Knowledge and experience of current issues in psychiatry and remaining up to date with current practices
  • Knowledge and experience of clinical application of Mental Health Practices and Mental Health Act
  • Awareness of key legislations and guidelines such as safeguarding, MHA, MCA, NICE guidelines
  • Experience of leadership and management skills, audits, clinical governance, service and quality improvement



  • Willing to participate in Priory Annual Appraisal and continuing professional development 
  • Personal organisational and time management skills
  • Good team working skills
  • Letter and report writing skills
  • Maintain up to date professional standards at all times

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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