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Consultant in Later Life Psychiatry

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Later Life Psychiatry
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
10PAs
Job ref
246-MWNO730846
Site
Kings Lynn
Town
Kings Lynn
Salary
£77,913-£105,042 per annum
Closing
30/12/2018 23:59
Interview date
17/01/2019

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

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Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Later Life Consultant Psychiatrist, Kings Lynn, West Norfolk.

We are very pleased to be recruiting to 1 wte Consultant post in Old Age Psychiatry based in Kings Lynn (part of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust)

This post is community based and covers both the Community Mental Health Team and Memory Treatment Service.

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 post is to provide Consultant input to the Community Older Peoples Service in West Norfolk, which includes the CMHT, Dementia Intensive Support Team (DIST) and Memory Clinic.

Do you value working positively, respectfully, and together? Is so, we’d love you to join us!

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, 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 by CQC for the care they provide

Why come and live in West Norfolk

  • Rural location with beautiful coast line and beaches
  • Affordable housing
  • Excellent rail links to Cambridge and London
  • Places of interest including Sandringham estate.
  • Kings Lynn 6th Happiest place to live as voted by Right Move 2017
  • Local annual music festival and fun fair
  • Reputable college and schools.

Why come and work with us

  • Relocation allowance / removal benefit
  • Protected time of 2.5 SPA per week (pro rata)
  • Subsidised Gyms, free physio service and free onsite parking
  • We have a strong education reputation and close ties with both the university of Cambridge and The University of East Anglia
  • Local teaching programme
  • Access and encouragement to partake in research and a well-established research network within the Trust
  • New 16 bed inpatient unit due for completion Spring/Summer 2019

*There is a recruitment premia of £20,000 available for the right candidate*

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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 Luk Ho, Consultant Psychiatrist and Lead Clinician, (luk.ho@nsft.nhs.uk),

Lesley Charlton, Deputy Service Manager, (Lesley.charlton@nsft.nhs.uk) or