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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

All of our beds are contracted to the local Birmingham NHS Trust with whom we have excellent working relationships.

Job Advert Role Description

Main duties of the job

We are seeking a full time Consultant Psychiatrist to cover 17 beds in our Acute service, covering Robin and Swan wards.

The role will be working with male and female patients. You will fulfil the role of Responsible Clinician to patients from admission to discharge with the support of a skilled and motivated MDT.

You will be part of a well-established and cohesive team of medics which includes; Medical Director, Consultant Psychiatrist, Speciality Doctors, Registered Medical Officers 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.

What we offer you

  • Competitive salary range between £150,000-£165,000 dependent on experience
  • Full-time dedicated Speciality Doctor support and on site RMO cover evenings and weekends
  • Generous annual leave entitlement of 30 days plus bank holidays plus an additional day for your birthday
  • Flexible working including one day working from home per week
  • Generous study leave (including funding)
  • Your own office and ample administrative support
  • Peer group of Doctors who meet regularly for supervision and RCPsych CPD requirements
  • Twice monthly regional CPD teaching programme
  • Career development opportunities at the hospital and within Priory
  • Priory benefit package (including private health insurance)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Our independent Employee Assistant Program can offer confidential emotional and practical support and advice to colleagues, 24/7

An informal discussion is encouraged, contact us today to arrange a confidential, non-obligatory chat on or 07706 300557.

About us

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.


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.

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.

Experience required


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 must hold a CCST/CCT or equivalent in the relevant areas of psychiatry
  • You will continue to hold a registration with the GMC including being on the special register for Psychiatry.


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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