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

Priory Group Division



£160K pro rata FTE



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert Role Description

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.

Priory Hospital Bristol is an elegant 18th century country residence set in beautiful parkland close to the centre of Bristol, less than 5 minutes away from the M32 leading directly onto the M4/M5 motorway.  Bristol is part of the Healthcare Division of Priory Group it has 77 beds over seven wards varying from Eating Disorders, Acute Mental Health, Adult Psychiatric Intensive Care, Acquired Brain Injury, Huntingdon’s and Dementia. Please contact Dr Harland, Medical Director for further information.

This is an employed post to take consultant responsibility for general psychiatry on our 10 bedded female acute inpatient ward, working with patients coming to the hospital from referrals from the NHS.

The ward has a Multidisciplinary Team including a Speciality Doctor.  

  • You will hold a CCST / CCT (or equivalent) in the relevant areas of Psychiatry and will have experience of working in inpatient and outpatient settings with people with significant mental health difficulties. 
  • You will have experience at consultant level psychiatry and will have held a consultant position in the NHS.
  • You will hold a current license to practice and be on the appropriate specialist register.

Person Specification

  1. MRCPsych or equivalent
  2. AC approved and S12 approved MHA 1983
  3. Previous experience as an NHS consultant
  4. Acute inpatient and outpatient experience
  5. CCT in General adult psychiatry
  6. Experience in working with multi-disciplinary team and being a clinical leader
  7. Experience of supervising junior medical staff
  8. Experience of working with management team
  9. Experience of service change and improvement
  10. Experience of involvement in clinical governance and improvement

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary. 
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing by a further 2 days after 5 year’s service.)
  • Opportunities to develop and progress in a wide variety of care   settings.
  • Free Parking on site
  • Subsidised meals on duty
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Disclosure check cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Refer a friend bonuses
  • Long service awards

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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.


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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