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Specialty Doctor - Acute

Priory Group

Job Description

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 Woodbourne Priory Hospital is a 57-bed acute psychiatric hospital for adults and adolescents, based in Edgbaston Birmingham, offering a wide range of care to our varied client base of inpatient, outpatient and day patients.

Job Advert Role Description

The Woodbourne Priory Hospital offers calming and recovery focused residential treatment for 57 service users, including separate facilities for up to 23 young people.

Specialising in the management and treatment of mental health problems , the hospital has established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care.

We have a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, family therapists, dieticians, social workers and occupational therapists, who deliver personalised treatment programmes and a range of therapies.

These posts are to work on Maple ward which is to become a 22 bed ward in January (currently it has 16 beds), and it is part of Forward Thinking Birmingham services. Service users are between 18-25 and all from Birmingham.

We are now seeking to recruit two speciality doctors to provide the equivalent of 1.4 doctors to work alongside the existing full-time consultants. There is no on call component to the post.

If you have a passion for delivering first class Acute care then we want to hear from you.

To join us, you must hold an MBBS qualification or equivalent and will be required to maintain full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC). Ideally candidates will have experience of working in inpatient settings of people with significant mental health difficulties. The post holder will work closely with our Consultant Psychiatrists and our large multi-disciplinary team and be committed to providing quality patient focussed care, comprehensive risk assessment and mental state examinations and competent physical health examinations and management. The post requires a good team player who must be keen to participate in a multidisciplinary approach to assessment, formulation and management plans.

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Enhanced Maternity pay in line with NHS
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Just Drive scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option

If you require any further information about the roles please contact the HR Department on 0121 434 4343

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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.


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.

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