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Junior Clinical Fellow

Employer
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Norwich
Salary
£40,257 gross per annum
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Profession
Specialist doctor
Grade
Fellow
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

We are keen to appoint a fixed term Junior Clinical Fellow to join our Inpatient team at Thurne Ward. Our inpatient team covers 5 adult mental health wards (including a PICU) at Hellesdon Hospital in the city of Norwich.

This is a Junior Clinical Fellow post aimed at doctors who are equivalent of CT1-2 trainees in terms of experience. The post is also suited to trainees on the MTI scheme. The post holder will provide day-to day psychiatric and physical reviews of the patient group under the care of a consultant. The post holder will be expected to be an integral member of the multidisciplinary team and be involved in all aspects of the services' work including attending referral meetings.

There are also opportunities to observe assessments in other settings. The post provides an excellent opportunity for trainees with an interest in Psychiatry.

We welcome applications from highly motivated, enthusiastic doctors who would welcome the opportunity to work in this beautiful part of the world.

Main duties of the job

Duties of the Post
  • Review and monitor the mental health of patients admitted to the service
  • Support excellent communication of clinical decisions
  • Ensure patients are provided with excellent care and treatment


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

For further information surrounding the job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the attached JD.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Registered with GMC with a licence to practice
Desirable
  • Experience in psychiatry
Experience
Essential
  • Relevant experience in the speciality
  • The diagnosis and treatment of mental illness
  • The management of mental health needs
Desirable
  • Experience working as a doctor within field of Psychiatry
  • Knowledge of psychological or social therapies
  • Experience of implementing high quality of patient care
  • Some experience of leadership and management
Attributes
Essential
  • Enthusiasm for team working
  • Balanced judgement
  • Leadership qualities
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of modern treatment options
  • A willingness to develop services
  • Flexibility
  • Optimistic outlook
Desirable
  • Experience of delivering care using models of care relevant to the post
CLINICAL GOVERNANCE
Essential
  • An understanding of Clinical Governance
  • A commitment to open review of clinical practice
Desirable
  • Experience of clinical audit
TEACHING
Essential
  • Teaching and presentation skills
Desirable
  • Experience in teaching doctors and other clinical disciplines
MANAGEMENT
Essential
  • A willingness to develop skills and be involved in strategic planning and service development
RESEARCH
Essential
  • Evidence of an interest in research
Desirable
  • Published research & Ongoing projects
OTHER
Desirable
  • Driving licence or the ability to travel independently


Employer details
Employer name

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust

Address

Thurne Ward, Hellesdon Hospital

Norwich

NR6 5BE


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