Location
Woodbourne Priory Hospital, 21 Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B17 8BY
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
Competitive
Hours
37.5 per week
Job Advert - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Location Description

The Priory Hospital Woodbourne is an independent hospital, specialising in the management and treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions. The hospital has established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care.

We provide expert treatment for the following services:

  • Eating disorders
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit

The Aspen Unit is The Priory Hospital Woodbourne's psychiatric intensive care unit which provides a fast turnaround service where the focus is supporting young adult males aged 16-25, to improve their coping skills in the short term.

Woodbourne has a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists. They can treat a wide range of acute mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic-stress-disorder, obsessive compulsive states, schizophrenia and all other major acute psychiatric illnesses.

Job Advert Role Description

The Woodbourne Priory Hospital is currently seeking to recruit the following Speciality Doctors:

1 x Private ward and Eating Disorder Unit – 37.5 hrs per week Mon – Fri; no on call commitment.

Training opportunities and study days will also be provided.

Our Private ward cares for the Working Age population, who have severe and critical needs.  Our aim is to work quickly to assess their needs and give them the care they need to enable them to go back into the community. We work closely with families and funders faciulitate recovery and safe discharge.

Our Eating Disorder Unit  offers specialist therapy programmes which work in conjunction with the individual to tailor care plans for each of our patients.

The successful candidate will possess an MBBS qualification or equivalent and will be required to maintain full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC).  You 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 as part of a multi-disciplinary team would be advantageous as this role will work closely with our multi-disciplinary team.

Benefits include annual leave entitlement of 33 days (includes 8 bank/public holidays), with additional leave for long service and a contributory pension.

If you require any further information about the roles please contact the HR Department on 0121 434 6171.

 

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

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.

Job Description
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