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Consultant Psychiatrist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
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Child Treatment Centre, Walker Close
£77,913 - £105,042
27/05/2019 23:59
Interview date

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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Consultant Community Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist (full time post) – Youth Team (14-18 years) – East Suffolk


The Trust is keen to appoint a Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in Child and Adolescent psychiatry, in the East of Suffolk, based in community role in Ipswich.

Our Youth teams cover the full range of mental health presentations for the population, aged up to 25 years reflecting current SEND approaches. Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services.

We deliver high quality care and involve children, young people and their families in everything that we do. There is a multi-disciplinary team made up of nurses, psychologists, assistant practitioners and support workers.

The Trust encourages applications from highly motivated, enthusiastic doctors who would welcome the opportunity to work in a high quality service in a beautiful part of the world. The Trust encourages leadership roles for senior clinicians as part of the core job and in additional roles, where available, in medical education, management, research and teaching.

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust was founded in January 2012, coming together from Norfolk & Waveney Mental Health Trust and Suffolk Mental Health Partnership.

Top reasons to work and live in Suffolk

      • Protected 2.5 SPA time (pro rata)
      • There are numerous teaching opportunities available, both at postgraduate and undergraduate level, at the medical school at University of East Anglia.
      • There are many areas of outstanding natural beauty, award-winning coastlines and picturesque villages, which add to the charm of the county.
      • Quality of living for staff working in Suffolk is high with some of the lowest crime rates in the country, affordable housing and excellent schools.
      • Ipswich is the County town, only 1 hour away from London, as well as being situated close to Norwich and Stansted Airport.

Applications will be considered from those who have not yet obtained AC status. However they will be required to have achieved Approved Clinician  status prior to commencement of employment in this post.

The Trust is working towards equal opportunities and welcomes applications irrespective of age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, sexuality or religious belief.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy.

Recruitment Premium of up to £20,000 available for the right candidate and up to £12,000 relocation package *terms and conditions apply*


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact


Dr Vivien Peeler, Deputy Medical Director on 01473 891810

David Nelson, Clinical Lead on 01449 745200

Simon Leach, Locality Manager on 01473 296197


They would be delighted to talk to you and to arrange a visit if you would like.


Interview date subject to change