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Specialty Grade Doctor




Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£80,000 plus £10,000 (uplift for this specific role)



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Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?
We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Priory Group is the UK’S leading independent provider of mental health care and education services.  We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment.

The Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal is a specialist provider of complex mental health services, providing clinical excellence in our eating disorders, adolescent, rehabilitation and PICU services.

Safety and quality is at the heart of everything we do for our patients at Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal.  We strive at all times to provide care in the least restrictive manner, to maximise our patients’ independence, to empower and involve our patients and their carers in their care, and to maintain the highest standards of respect and regard for our patients and their carers. 


As a specialty grade doctor in Adolescent PICU, post holder will work with an experienced multidisciplinary team that aspires to provide excellent bespoke care to enable our patients to fulfil their recovery goals and work towards discharge to the life they want.  The Specialty Doctor has a key role in working cohesively with supervising consultant, nursing team and wider MDT to deliver best outcomes for complex group of young people with challenging presentations.


Due to the specialist nature of this service, the Specialty Doctor has a key role in providing evidence-based assessment and treatment under direct supervision and support from consultant. CAMHS PICU at the Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal has developed national reputation for offering treatment for complex and challenging presentations in young people.


The post-holder reports to the supervising consultant. The post-holder is expected to have formal supervision at a frequency compatible with Priory policy, and to be a member of a peer group within Priory. Given the acuity and high turnover, post holder will be be expected to take initiative within remit of their role.

Working hours are 37.5 hours per week, which conventionally runs from 09.00 to 17.00 with an unpaid break of 0.5 hours daily.

It is expected that the post-holder will display flexibility around working hours if matters of clinical safety require this.  Funding is available centrally for courses and conferences in line with requirements of your CPD. There is specified study leave for achieving PDP in line with CPD. Attendance at doctors meetings on site or within Priory is expected and encouraged.

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group 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, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


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 Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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