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Consultant Psychiatrist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Forensic Psychiatry
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Fixed Term
Job ref
Norvic Clinic
10/03/2018 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!

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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Part-time 0.8WTE to join 2 existing Consultants based with the Norvic Clinic medium secure men’s service. This post is fixed for 2 years and will provide cover for colleagues who have taken positions of additional responsibility within Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.

NSFT 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.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services and involving individuals and their families in everything that we do. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are immensely proud of our staff, who have been commended for the care they provide. Our Secure Services have been rated 'Good' by CQC for 2 years consecutively. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

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.

Top reasons to live and work in Norfolk and Suffolk:

1. We will support the training, study time, and costs for those doctors seeking to achieve CESR, and RC/AC status.

2. The Trust encourages continuing personal development, including S.12 status.

3. £10,000 recruitment premium and a generous relocation package available for the right candidates.

4. We have strong links with the University of Cambridge Medical Schools and regular medical student attachments.

5. Protected 2.5 SPA time.

6. There are numerous teaching opportunities available, both at postgraduate and undergraduate level, at the medical school at University of East Anglia.

7. There are many areas of outstanding natural beauty, award-winning coastlines and picturesque villages.

8. Excellent rail links to London (only one hour away from Ipswich!), and situated close to both Norwich and Stansted Airports.

Applications can be made via NHS jobs or TRAC. The closing date for these vacancies is Sunday 4th March 2018 and interviews are anticipated to take place in the week commencing 26th March 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 Lead Clinician
Tel: 01603 421558

Karen Clements, Manager of Operations, Secure Services
Tel: 01473 322250

If you have problems applying, contact