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

Priory Group Division



£150,000 - £165,000 (Depending on experience)


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

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Location Description

Lakeside View is a 30 bedded hospital in Willenhall that cares for patients who are 18 years and over in an acute setting: 

  • Finch Ward - 13 bedded male acute ward
  • Robin Ward - 8 bedded male acute ward
  • Swan Ward - 9 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. 

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking a full time Consultant Psychiatrist to cover 17 beds in our Acute service. The 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. 

To join us:

  • You must hold a CCST/CCT or equivalent in the relevant areas of psychiatry
  • 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.

What we offer you

  • Salary of up to £165,000
  • 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 WhatsApp.  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 Priory
  • 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 arrange a confidential, non-obligatory chat on or 07706 300557.

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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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