The Trust is seeking a specialty doctor to join Northgate 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 theclinical 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.
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.
Please refer to the attached job description for further details of the responsibilities of the role.
- GMC Registration
- S12 Approval
- 3 years as a doctor post registration
- 2 years in Psychiatry at SHO/ST level or more senior
- 6 months in relevant specialism
- A clear understanding of Clinical Governance
- Demonstrate a commitment to open review of practice
- Effective team working
- Leadership qualities
- Driving Licence/Able to travel independently
- Teaching and Presentation Skills