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Specialty Doctor

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Bury St Edmunds
£45,124 to £77,519 a year gross per annum pro rata
Closing date
3 Feb 2022

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Hospital, Psychiatry
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time
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The Trust is seeking a specialty doctor to join Southgate Ward. Whilst the predominant focus of the role is direct clinical provision we would like the post holder to contribute to service developments for the continual improvement of the care we offer. Dr Gabriela Martyn is the current supervising consultant for this post.

SASG doctors are very well supported by the Suffolk SAS tutor (Dr Gabriela Martyn) with dedicated peer support and continuous professional activities. NSFT runs a dedicated and focused CESR programme, whereby suitable candidates are encouraged and supported to build up their CESR portfolio.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work with their consultant and management colleagues, service users and stakeholders in the planning, development and management of services. The post holder is expected to contribute to improving quality in the service and to work with the clinical team to achieve agreed performance targets. As is expected from the holder of a senior public position the post-holder must at all times comply fully with the Nolan Principles and the Standards of Business Conduct.

About us

Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust provides a range of mental health and learning disability services across Norfolk and Suffolk. It has inpatient facilities across both counties and smaller bases in rural locations. Many of the Trust's services are offered in the community, enabling service users to receive the support they need in an environment familiar to them. The Trust is actively engaged with the local system focussed on implementing the vision of the NHS long term plan and the development of the Primary Care Networks, enhancing the current crisis pathways and looking at opportunities to work collaboratively.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for further details of the responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification

  • GMC Registration
  • S12 Approval


  • MRCPsych


  • 3 years as a doctor post registration
  • 2 years in Psychiatry at SHO/ST level or more senior
  • 6 months in relevant specialism

Clinical Governance

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


  • Effective team working
  • Leadership qualities
  • Flexibility
  • Research


  • Driving Licence/Able to travel independently


  • Teaching and Presentation Skills

BMJRef: BMJ-59147/246-MWSU3820650


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