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Consultant Psychiatrist




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Dependent on experience



Job Advert - Division Information


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

Job Advert Location Description

At Lakeside View, we pride ourselves on our family values and treating each other with respect, valuing contributions and a real team effort for improving patient experience.

Job Advert Role Description

The Job Opportunity

A unique opportunity to work in a unit where extensive MDT support is offered to the patients and colleagues alike. You will work alongside a team of professionals including Ward Managers, Charge Nurses, Speciality Doctors, Night Manager, Support Workers, Therapist, Activity Coordinators and the Senior Management Team.

Lakeside View is a 28 bedded hospital in Willenhall and our 3 small acute wards add to the community feel of the hospital:

Finch Ward - 12 bedded male acute ward

Robin Ward - 8 bedded male acute ward

Swan Ward - 8 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, 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. Patients are usually referred to Lakeside View from local NHS trusts and we pride ourselves on excellent working relationships with patient, families and external agencies to support collaborative working and 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.


We are seeking a full time Consultant Psychiatrist who will cover 14 beds across 2 wards at Lakeside View

  • Previous Consultancy experience is desirable but not essential
  • You will fulfil the role of Responsible Clinician to patients
  • You must hold a CCST/CCT or equivalent in the relevant areas of psychiatry and have 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 alongside colleagues from local sites

In return:

  • You will be well supported within your role, with a strong focus on continuing professional development
  • Support from a managers on call system (on call Manager and Senior Manager) our of hours
  • We have a Junior Doctor based on site 24/7 as well as one Speciality Doctors per 14 beds
  • Access to funded CPD courses relevant to the role
  • Extensive training through our online Priory Academy as well as face-to-face training
  • Opportunity to progress through our career pathway
  • Opportunity to take a lead role within the hospital – eg. medicines management/safeguarding
  • Generous annual leave entitlement and study leave to attend CPD opportunities, conferences etc
  • Company pension scheme
  • An extra days holiday to have your birthday off
  • Free meals on duty
  • Access to a pooled wellbeing fund which is used to improve health and wellbeing of the team at Lakeside View
  • Access to kitchen with free hot and cold drinks, breakfast and fruit
  • Relocation package can also be offered
  • Free car parking
  • Our independent Employee Assistant Programme can offer confidential emotional and practical support and advice to colleagues, 24/7

For more information about this exciting opportunity, please contact Aimee Hughes (Hospital Director) on 01902 633 350 or Dr Abid Hussain (Regional Medical Director) on 01922 694 766


Division DBS info

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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