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Forensic Psychiatry
Speciality Doctor
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Hellesdon Hospital, Norwich/Foxhall House, Ipswich
£37,293 - £70,178 per annum dependent on experience
31/01/2018 23:59

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!

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Specialty Doctor Forensic Psychiatry (2 posts)
£37,293 - £70,178 per annum (dependant on years of experience)

We are looking to recruit two full time specialty doctors to work within our male low secure pathway. One post will be based within our Suffolk service at Foxhall House in Ipswich, the other post within the Norfolk service based at Hellesdon Hospital, Norwich.

You will join our complement of 6 Consultants and 3 specialty doctors. Posts are recognised for both core and higher training and are supported by physical health nurses.

We will support the training, study time and costs associated with achieving article 14 and RC/AC status. Protected time of 25% SPA per week.

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is the main provider of specialist mental health, psychological therapies, drugs and alcohol and learning disability services for the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, serving a population of 1.6 million, across seven CCGs, with an annual turnover of £220m.

Our Forensic Mental Health Services comprises of low and medium secure inpatient services, community forensic services, and criminal justice liaison services for both counties, as well as inpatient medium secure services for the residents of Cambridgeshire. Our service achieved a “good” rating by CQC when inspected in July 2016 and 2017, but we have higher aspirations.

The post holder must be registered with the GMC and possess a license to practice. Experience within secure services is desirable, although not essential.

Some of the benefits we can offer you:
•£5,000 relocation / removal benefit,
•On site subsided gym.
•Extensive wellbeing program and support
•On site FREE physio service.
•On site FREE Yoga
•Access to on-site training centre at Hellesdon Hospital
•Fully supported with development across post graduate opportunities
•Opportunity as a member of our team to become part of the well-established Recovery College, empowering people with mental health problems to become experts in their own recover. (visit Get-involved/Pages/Recovery-College)
•Opportunities to become involved in teaching and training with research links to the University of East Anglia.
•FREE on site parking

Norfolk and Suffolk are known for beautiful countryside and coastal areas, alongside a mixture of modern facilities and cultural and historical attractions, all within 90 minutes of London.

Provisional Interview Date: Thursday 15th February 2018.

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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 Mark Earthrowl, Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Lead Clinician on 01603 421558, email
Karen Clements, Locality Manager, Secure Services on 01473 322250, email:

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