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Consultant Psychiatrist Rehabilitation *with a £20K Support Package*

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 gross per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
19 Dec 2023

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Specialist doctor, Psychiatry
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

  • New Starter package of £15,000 spread over 3 years as a retention bonus
  • supported by a £12,000 relocation allowance
  • roles also attract a loyalty Scheme Bonus of £2,500 over the subsequent 5 years of service
  • CPD of £2,000 per annum with the facility accumulate annual funding for up to three years to accommodate accessing higher cost development opportunities
  • 'Holiday of a lifetime scheme': Consultants and SASG doctors can bank/accrue annual leave over a period of up to 5 years, to facilitate an extended period of leave. The scheme enables the opportunity for planning a 'holiday of a lifetime' or extended paid break

The Trust is seeking a Consultant to join the Central Norfolk Rehabilitation for Complex Psychosis Team.

Leadership of the team is provided by the Shared Leadership Team consisting of the Consultant Psychiatrist, AHP lead Occupational Therapist, Clinical Lead Nurse, and Lead Psychologist.

The team is multi agency, with members employed by NSFT, Norfolk County Council, Together UK, Change Grow Live, Mind, and Norfolk Community Law Service.

Main duties of the job

The Central Norfolk Rehabilitation for Complex Psychosis is a service which has been developed through the community transformation programme. It has been designed closely following the NICE guidelines and with the support of the Royal College of Psychiatry Rehabilitation Faculty.

This service forms part of a wider plan for developing rehabilitation services across the Trust. Plans are in development for expansion of community rehabilitation services across the rest of Norfolk. A rehabilitation ward is planned on the new Rivers inpatient site and a community rehabilitation unit in Norwich is in the commissioning process. Additional medical staff will be recruited as this expansion takes place.

These are exciting times for development of Rehabilitation services in Norfolk and the post holder will be central to these developments.

About us

Norfolk, a beautiful county situated in the East with excellent schools, well known beaches, forests and inland waterway natural beauty. A short hop to Amsterdam from Norwich Airport. A short drive from the University city of Cambridge and 90-minute train ride from London.

We are also offering:
  • Up to £12k relocation expenses
  • Access to £2000 per annum professional development budget
  • Dedicated SPA time of up to 25% of working hours
  • Paid study leave (on application and approval) in addition to CPD
  • Potential of extra PA for DCC with requisite pay per PA
  • Ability to apply for Clinical Excellence Awards
  • Inclusion on the Consultant on-call rota for the higher level with 3%, 5% or 8% requisite pay depending on frequency
  • NHS benefits package including contributory pension, redundancy. Including paid annual leave, sick leave and maternity leave.
  • Appraisals and revalidation completed by the Trust
  • 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
  • Forward thinking, clinically lead and innovative trust
  • Flexibility can be considered for a degree of remote working

Job description
Job responsibilities

Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust looks forward to welcoming you. Please contact Clinical Director Dr Zeyn Green-Thompson for further details.

Full Job Description attached

Full and part time roles considered.

Person Specification
  • 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
  • Entry on the GMC register
  • Section 12(2) Approved under the Mental Health Act (MHA)
  • Approved Clinician Status
  • 6 months experience in relevant clinical area
  • 3 years or equivalent medical experience
  • Evidence of knowledge of diagnosis, treatment + management of complex mental illness
  • Relevant experience in General Adult psychiatry

Employer details
Employer name

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust


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Hellesdon Hospital



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