Associate (Salaried) GP – Air Balloon Surgery, Bristol

Associate (Salaried) GP

5-6 sessions


A vacancy which would suit an established GP looking to develop their career or a newly qualified GP looking for their first steps in General Practice.

We will support and develop GPs with our innovative induction programme, which includes protected weekly mentoring time.

We are a supportive, friendly and caring Practice. We actively encourage colleagues to develop individual interests and we value the importance of being inspired and enthused by our work.  We are open to new ideas and ways of working.

We ensure a healthy work-life balance is maintained through the decisions we make.

We continually review our working structure to enable this.

Your opinions and well-being matter.

We are a GP Training Practice. We support medical students, Foundation doctors and ST trainees, alongside a GP Retainer.

About us:

  • 3 partners and 6 Associate (salaried) GP’s
  • Daily coffee-break together
  • Mentoring scheme for Associates
  • Daily Home Visiting Urgent Care Nurses
  • Extensively skilled nursing team, including nurse prescribers.
  • Extremely supportive and highly-trained Reception Team.
  • Prescribing clinical practice pharmacist – senior in local pharmacy pilot
  • CPD well supported in-house and with external training
  • Modern, spacious, purpose built premises
  • GP Training practice
  • Undergraduate teaching
  • Research Practice
  • We support a local care home that specialises in caring for people with dementia
  • Monthly whole-team lunch
  • Close to the Independant cafes of Church Rd, including the award-winning Bristol Loaf.
  • We are a registered Park-Run Practice.
  • Achieved overall ‘good’ CQC rating

More information

Informal visits are very welcome. For more information, or for informal enquiries, please contact Dr Phil Simmons at or Dr Simon Clausen at .

How to Apply

Applications can be made by submitting your CV and a covering letter, to .

Closing date: applications to be received by 08.00 on Thursday 30th January 2020.  However, we may close this post earlier should we have identified suitable applicants before the closing date.  


Interviews will be held week-commencing 3rd February 2020 here at Air Balloon Surgery.