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Woodbourne Priory Hospital, 21 Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B17 8BY

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time


£45,000 to £60,000



Job Advert Role Description

Set in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston, close to Birmingham City Centre, Priory Hospital Woodbourne is conveniently located for access to the West Midlands motorway network and with very good local public transport links.


The hospital provides a diverse range of inpatient services, including acute care for adults aged 18 – 25, psychiatric intensive care for adults aged 18 -65 years, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, specialist Eating Disorder (including day care) and private acute and addictions treatment programmes. Our multi-disciplinary teams deliver personalised treatment programmes to our patients and have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care.


We have a full time position available for a Psychologist working within our adult inpatient mental health services. The position is working across 3 wards  – 2 mixed gender wards (12 and 16 beds) and on the 10 bed Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit for Males.


The candidate will be working within the multi-disciplinary team of Medical staff, Nursing staff and Occupational Therapy staff. The Psychologist will be providing evidence based psychological assessment as required, contributing to MDT care planning and review, facilitating formulation, reflective practice and debrief sessions and contributing to audit and research as directed by the line manager.


The successful candidate will be expected to provide psychological guidance and consultation to other professionals where applicable and must be able to work autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the team’s policies and procedures.

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.

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 Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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