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Consultant - ERT Adult Community

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Gt Yarmouth
£84,559 to £114,003 a year gross per annum pro rata
Closing date
16 Aug 2022

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Hospital, Psychiatry, General adult psychiatry
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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This role will be supported by a £12,000 relocation allowance.

This is an exciting opportunity for a consultant to join a well established team during a time of transformation. The post holder will be at the forefront of shaping services, networking with key stakeholders and defining specialist secondary mental health care. The team delivers care for a broad range of mental health presentations for both brief and complex interventions. The post holder will have an opportunity to contribute to the clinical strategy and to define our clinical pathways.

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.

The post holder will work closely with a full time SASG, 0.5 WTE Consultant Psychiatrist and ACP working in the Adult Community team. The post holder will also work closely with the Adult Acute Services, CRHT, MHLT, General Practitioners and with other community based teams.

Adult community mental health services are concerned with the care of people with a variety of significant mental health problems. Referral to the service is via Primary care and also Acute wards and the Crisis Resolution team.

The multidisciplinary mental health team will hold expert knowledge on the safe operation of the mental health act and provide expertise to mental capacity assessments.

The typical referral rate is approximately 40 per month. The triage and assessments are generally carried out by mental health practitioners in the first instance; afterwards they may seek the views of the consultant or request for a medical review if appropriate. This post is supported by a non-medical prescriber.

About us

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

Why 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.

Full Job Description attached - Pending Royal College Approval.

Full and part time roles considered.

Person Specification

  • 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


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


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

Clinical Governance

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


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


BMJRef: BMJ-84683/246-MGYW3056023-N


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