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

Priory Group Division





Flexible (self-employed)

Vacancy Type


Job Advert Role Description

Seeking dedicated Private Practice Consultant Psychiatrists – South West UK (Bristol, Cheltenham, Cardiff, Gloucester)

About Priory Private Practice:

Are you a dedicated and driven Psychiatrist looking to widen your scope and elevate your career to the next level? Are you looking for a greater level of control and flexibility over your working time and earning potential? Or are you simply looking to Partner with a leading brand, joining a team of distinguished specialists committed to providing the best care possible.

The Priory Group invites you to become a key member of our esteemed team by establishing your own clinic as an Independent Doctor within our renowned hospitals across the UK.

As a Private Practice Consultant Psychiatrist with The Priory Group, you'll have the unique opportunity to control your work time and earning potential, which may be part or full time, working in addition to your primary employment, or simply expanding your current Private Practice.

With a rich legacy of providing exceptional care, we empower clinicians like you to thrive in their practice while making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients, operating as a self-employed Independent professional while benefiting from the extensive resources and support our leading mental health organisation can provide.


The Opportunity:

We seek to invite experienced Consultant Psychiatrists to join our team, with the chance to build and manage a private practice offering both inpatient support and outpatient services at our sites. This role is integral to maintaining our high standards of care and providing expert guidance to our dedicated staff.

We currently have a range of Independent Practice opportunities across our sites in the South West UK and are happy to discuss your and availability to practice.

As a self-employed practitioner, you'll have the freedom to structure your clinic according to your unique vision and schedule.

Your earning potential will vary based on your availability, and also the service you partner with, but you would be provided a referral fee for therapies and a bed night fee for patients under your care in inpatient wards, in addition to facilities and administrative support team to enable you to prioritise your patients' needs while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.


Role Responsibilities

This will vary based on the Service, the location and your availability, but typically can include the following;

- Oversee the care of inpatients within your specialty.

- Complete short ward round at least twice per week to support your inpatients.

- Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of therapists and psychologists in regular meetings.

- Assess and treat a diverse outpatient population.

- Engage in quality improvement and governance activities.

- Expand your practice in alignment with your hospital's prestigious reputation.

- Participation in on-call rotations.

- Network with professional colleagues and referral sources.

- Market yourself and your practice in conjunction with Priory, registering with private medical insurers and providing information for our website.

- Maintain professional development and meet Revalidation requirements.


Why Partner with The Priory Group?

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

- Your clinic will be housed within one of our prestigious hospitals, with access to resources, administrative support and comfortable amenities to support your practice.

- 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.

- Have the opportunity to take part in social media marketing and educational content for a national audience.

- 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 substance misuse or general psychiatry

- A strong understanding of Clinical Governance and regulatory frameworks.

- Successful completion of a DBS check, funded by your hospital.


Apply Today:


As a Private Practice Consultant Psychiatrist you will make a lasting impact on mental health care while building a thriving practice tailored to your professional goals as an Independent Doctor.

Contact us today to learn more about this exciting opportunity and take the first step toward a rewarding partnership with The Priory Group, where your expertise will make a real difference.

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