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Priory Hospital Bristol, Heath House Lane, Stapleton, BS16 1EQ

Priory Group Division






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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.

Bristol Priory Hospital – Seeking a Dedicated Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist


About Bristol Priory:

Bristol Priory is a leading provider in mental health and addiction services. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional patient care through our comprehensive inpatient, outpatient and day care services, supported by our state-of-the-art facilities and a team committed to excellence.


The Opportunity:

We invite an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist to join our team. This role is integral to maintaining our high standards of care and providing expert guidance to our dedicated staff.

The role of a Visiting Consultant is an exciting opportunity, offering the chance to build and manage a private outpatient practice while also contributing to our inpatient services. Bristol Priory Hospital will provide administrative support to VCs to arrange timely and effective clinics. VC’s do not need to generate referrals as these come from a central point. Priory support VCs with marketing and there are opportunities to be involved in Media promotion.

This VC post will also have practising privileges to admit to our 9 bed private ward which has access to separate daily therapy programme for addictions and general psychiatry. On the private ward there are weekly MDT ward rounds and a separate weekly review which the VC would be expected to attend. There are other VCs currently admitting to the private ward which is also supported by Specialty Doctors.




Why Partner with Bristol Priory?

- Be associated with a renowned brand in mental health and addiction services.

- Utilise top-tier facilities and receive professional marketing support.

- Provide your patients with high-quality therapeutic care.

- Enjoy the flexibility to manage your time and commitment.

- Work alongside esteemed consultant colleagues.

- Offer innovative, evidence-based treatments.

- Receive competitive financial benefits and explore new career avenues.


Candidate Profile:

- GMC registration with relevant specialist registration.

- Experience in psychiatry and substance misuse.

- A strong understanding of Clinical Governance and regulatory frameworks.

- Successful completion of a DBS check, funded by Bristol Priory.


Benefits of Joining Bristol Priory:

- A robust focus on personal and professional development.

- Admitting privileges to our facilities.

- A collaborative and forward-thinking work environment.


Apply Today:

For more information about this exciting opportunity and to become a part of our team, please visit:

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Take the next step in your career with Bristol Priory, where your expertise will make a real difference.

 Role Responsibilities:

- Assess and treat a diverse outpatient population.

- Oversee the care of inpatients within your specialty.

- Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of therapists and psychologists.

- Engage in quality improvement and governance activities.

- Expand your practice in alignment with Bristol Priory’s prestigious reputation.

- Network with professional colleagues and referral sources.

- Maintain professional development and meet Revalidation requirements.






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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory 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 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 will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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