Consultant - ERT Adult Community (With Relocation Allowance)

Gt Yarmouth
£82,096 to £110,683 a year
24 Sep 2021
31 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Psychiatrist in Adult Community Mental Health

Specialty - General Adult Psychiatry

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

Main duties of the job

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.

About us

Why come and work with us


  • Relocation allowance / removal benefit
  • Protected time of 2.5 SPA per week (pro rata)
  • Friendly Colleagues
  • Encouragement and support for areas of special interest
  • Subsidised gyms and free physio service
  • We have a strong education reputation and close ties with both The University of Cambridge and The University of East Anglia
  • Well established county wide teaching program
  • Access and encouragement to partake in research and a well-established research network within the Trust
  • Support for Quality Improvement, Audit and Service development
  • Study leave budget of £600 annually.
  • Forward thinking, clinically lead and innovative trust
  • Flexibility can be considered for a degree of remote working


Job description
Job responsibilities

This post is to provide Consultant Psychiatry input to the Eastern Recovery Team, a Community Mental Health Team based in Great Yarmouth. This is currently a vacant post in a friendly established team.

For further details please contact:

Dr Caroline Methuen - Interim Clinical Director.

Dr M Santosh - Associate Clinical Director

Jan Falkowski - Medical Director for Workforce -

Daniel Dalton - Chief Medical Officer -

Job Description attached - Pending Royal College Approval.

Person Specification



  • Experience of supervising junior medical staff
  • Teaching and presentation skills

Clinical Governance



  • A clear understanding of Clinical Governance
  • Demonstrate a commitment to open review of practice




  • Effective team working
  • Leadership qualities
  • Flexibility
  • Driving Licence/able to travel independently
  • Research




  • 3 years or equivalent medical experience
  • 6 months experience in relevant clinical area
  • Evidence of knowledge of diagnosis, treatment + management of complex mental illness




  • Entry on the GMC Register
  • Approved Clinician Status
  • Section 12(2) Approved under the Mental Health Act (MHA)
  • Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCST

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants.
UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details
Employer name

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust

Northgate Hospital

Gt Yarmouth

NR30 1BU

Employer's website
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