Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist (with Relocation Allowance)

NR6 5BE, Norwich
£82,096 to £110,683 a year
07 May 2021
30 May 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job overview An opportunity has arisen to appoint an ambitious and innovative individuals to the position of Consultant Psychiatrist, working in our womens secure inpatient service based in Norwich.

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.

Main duties of the job

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 August 2018, but we have higher aspirations.


The roles will provide clinical care and leadership for our Forensic Womens Secure Services. These roles will provide you with the opportunity to play a key strategic role in service design and redevelopment. We are currently undertaking a service redesign aimed at ensuring that service users in all parts of the pathway are full partners in their individual care and the ongoing development of the services and that all aspects of the care pathway are efficiently delivered by expert multidisciplinary teams.

About us

Up to £12,000 relocation package available *terms and conditions apply*


Top reasons to live and work in Norfolk and Suffolk:

  • Protected 2.5 SPA time (pro rata)
  • 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 Norfolk and Suffolk is high with some of the lowest crime rates in the country, affordable housing and excellent schools.
  • Norwich is the County town, only 90 minutes away from London, as well as being situated close to Norwich and Stansted Airport.

Proposed interview date is TBC (this is provisional and subject to change). Candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days notice for interview. You will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.

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Job description

Job responsibilities Post Title: Consultant Psychiatrist in Forensic Psychiatry


Hours: Full time - 10 programmed activities per week.

The post holder is appointed as a senior professional in order to provide advanced professionalexpertise and clinical leadership. As such, the post holder is expected at all times to conducthim/herself in such a manner as to be demonstrably helping the Trust to deliver its strategic andbusiness objectives, and to act as an ambassador at the interface with external partners andstakeholders. At no time must the post holder bring the Trust into disrepute.

Person Specification

Experience Essential

  • Forensic Psychiatry experience


  • Additional experience

Qualifications Essential

  • GMC


  • Additional qualifications