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Woodbourne Priory Hospital, 21 Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B17 8BY

Priory Group Division



£160,000 - £165,000


37.5 Hours per week

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Location Description

Set in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston, close to Birmingham City centre, Priory Hospital Woodbourne is conveniently located for access to the West Midlands motorway network and with very good local public transport links. 


The hospital provides a diverse range of inpatient services, including acute and psychiatric intensive care for adults aged 18-25 years, Mental Health services, specialist Eating Disorder (including day care) and private acute and addictions treatment programmes.  With 7 wards, our multi-disciplinary teams deliver personalised treatment programmes to our patients and have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care. 

Job Advert Role Description


We are seeking a full time Acute - Consultant Psychiatrist who will work alongside a dedicated Speciality Doctor to care for up to 16 patients.


We require the candidate to have the following attributes:


• Previous Consultancy experience is desirable but not essential

• You will fulfil the role of Responsible/Approved Clinician to patients and experience of working in inpatient settings with people with significant mental health difficulties

• Valid GMC registration

• Evidence of post registration continuing professional development

• A positive attitude and commitment to change, improvement and quality

• Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

• Excellent knowledge of the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice

• The post-holder will participate in an on call rota (pro rata)


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.

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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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