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Consultant Psychiatrist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
General Adult Psychiatry
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
10PA plus on call rota
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Chatterton House
Kings Lynn
£77,913 - £105,042
24/06/2019 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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Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Adult Community Consultant Psychiatrist, Kings Lynn, West Norfolk

We are in the fortunate position, after a multi-million pound investment, to be aligning all of our secondary services into one co-located purpose built environment - Samphire Ward - with its state of the art facilities and purpose built Section 136 suite. To enable us to support the exciting clinical developments that this initiative will provide, we are now very pleased to be recruiting to 2 WTE Consultant posts in Adult Community Team based in Kings Lynn (part of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust). This post is community based and covers the Community Mental Health Team of which Flexible Assertive Community Team are a part of.

The Community Team is a well established and experienced team consisting of Senior Mental Health Practitioners, Assistant Practitioners and an experienced and highly skilled Specialist Clinical Psychologist.

This job would be ideal either for an established consultant, or someone who has recently finished their training. The successful applicant would be joining an enthusiastic team of Adult Psychiatrists who are welcoming and supportive. There are currently 2 full time Community Consultant Psychiatrists and 1 Specialty Doctor within the department. There are trainees on regular rotation. The successful applicant would be encouraged and supported to take on appropriate supervision of junior colleagues.

The trust has a strong educational reputation with excellent opportunities for teaching and research.
There are close ties to both the University of Cambridge and University of East Anglia (based in Norwich).

There is a very active teaching programme for medical students from the University of Cambridge. In addition research is strongly encouraged within the department and there is a well established research network within the trust.

In addition there is a local teaching programme for all psychiatry doctors and a regular old age psychiatry departmental teaching programme.
The successful candidate would take part in a West Norfolk locality on-call rota, currently approximately 1 in 10.

This job would be ideal either for an established Consultant, or someone who has recently finished their training. The successful applicant would be joining a loyal and enthusiastic team who are welcoming and supportive. The successful applicant would be encouraged and supported to take on appropriate supervision of junior colleagues. 


If you are interested in our new service developments and would like to find out about our local area we'd love to see you.

All shortlisted candidates will be invited to our New Ward Open Day on 28th June 2019, where they will have a chance to view first-hand our brand new facility and get a chance to meet our staff, local partners and Trust Directors. We look forward to welcoming you.


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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


Lesley.Charlton Deputy Service manager
01553 736119

Dr Luk Ho Lead Clinician


Bohdan Solomka, Medical Director / Jan Falkowski, Medical Director - Contact via Angela Pardon,, 01603 421350