Consultant in Adult Psychiatry

Employer
Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust
Location
Bury St Edmunds
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 a year gross per annum/pro rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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This role will be supported by a £12,000 relocation allowance

Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation TrustConsultant Psychiatrist, Adult Inpatients, Northgate Ward, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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

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.

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting time to be a part of our expanding Crisis Pathway, with ambitions to provide the best quality care to all in need of crisis/acute care. As the Consultant, for one of our two adult inpatient admission wards, you will be providing excellent clinical leadership for acute care and contributing to the development of the wider Pathway. You will be working with a supportive MDT to deliver high quality care, inline with national standards, and making a valued contribution to the development and implementation of acute care pathways for those in need of hospital admission.

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

About us

If you are passionate about improving acute care, we have much to offer:
  • Beautiful countryside with easy access to award winning coastal locations.
  • Excellent rail links to Cambridge and London
  • Affordable housing and reputable college and schools.
  • Relocation allowance / removal benefit
  • Protected time of 2.5 SPA per week (pro rata)
  • We have a strong education reputation and close ties with both the university of Cambridge and The University of East Anglia
  • Access and encouragement to partake in research and a well-established research network within the Trust

Interview dates are to be confirmed, candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days' notice, please note this date is provisional and may be subject to change. You will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying. Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams.

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Job description
Job responsibilities
The PostTitle: Consultant PsychiatristSpecialty: General Adult Psychiatry Inpatients - Northgate Ward

Job SummaryWe are seeking a consultant psychiatrist to join one of our adult inpatient units inWedgwood House, Bury St Edmunds.

Description of the PostLocal services are currently going through rapid development with the introduction ofthe 24/7 initial tele-triage mental health response service, via NHS 111 option 2, andexpansion of CRHTT and Psychiatric Liaison Service (Core 24 initiative). Northgateward is an integral part of the Crisis Pathway in West Suffolk and provides 18inpatient beds for the population of Bury North catchment area. At times there areadmissions from elsewhere in the Trust. Approximately 121,400 people areregistered with a GP in this area. Last year there were 160 admissions from thiscatchment area. This post is based alongside the rest of the multidisciplinary teamon Northgate Ward, Wedgwood House, Bury St Edmunds.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Entry on the GMC Register
  • Approved clinician status
  • Section 12(2) Approved under the Mental Health Act (MHA)

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

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

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

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


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“Welcome to Norfolk and Suffolk foundation Trust, we provide an extensive range of mental health services across two counties , working with our communities and partners we continue to develop and transform our services so we can really meet the needs of the people we serve .We are an organisation which truly values nurses , acknowledges the special , unique skills they bring and is committed to developing clinical, academic and leadership pathways whilst supporting, nurturing and caring for you .We have strengthened nurse leadership, created Nurse Consultant , Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist roles with many more expected . We have over 80 Non medical prescribers and will continue to support more each year .  Nursing In NSFT is not without its challenges but we have used them to create opportunities, to learn, to improve and to work differently . Our absolute priority , our number one aim is to improve the care we provide and we will achieve this. Join us and be part of something very special" - Diane Hull, Chief Nurse

Diane Hull - NSNHSFT

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is the main provider of specialist mental health services for the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, serving a population of 1.6 million people. We are a large organisation covering a wide geographical area divided into ‘Care Groups'. There are also Care Groups supporting children, family and young people’s services, and specialist services, including Forensic mental health services.

Each Care Group has its own Leadership team, with the aim of supporting clinically led decision making locally, to support the needs of people accessing services. 

We have inpatient facilities across both counties with smaller bases in rural locations. Many of the Trust’s services are offered in the community, enabling people accessing services to receive the support they need in an environment familiar to them.

At NSFT we believe in recovery and wellbeing, and understand the importance of good physical health, maintaining relationships and achieving a balance between treatments and continuing an active life.

The people in our care, families and carers are at the centre of all aspects of all we do and are vital in helping shape and support our service strategy. Our strategy supports and enables people with mental health problems to live a fulfilling life and make their personal recovery journey. 

Norfolk and Suffolk, in the East of England are some of the safest places to live in the UK, with low crime rates making it a community to be proud of. Housing prices are frequently cited as a reason to move here, as you get an incredible amount for your money compared with other major UK cities.

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About our location

Norwich in Norfolk has something for everyone. It has retained a strong local identity and, with that, a sense of community. Locals say hello to each other, baristas remember our coffee orders and you’ll be among the first to know about interesting local projects.  This strong sense of community, along with excellent shopping, eating out, affordable house prices and excellent schooling is why Norwich has been ranked by the Guardian as the UK’s best city to work in.

Ipswich in Suffolk is steeped in history, yet full of life. According to The London Economic, affordable house prices and hourly commutes to London have earned Suffolk’s county town a slot in their top ten property destinations. “In Ipswich we have got a fantastic cultural offer far better than what towns and cities bigger than us are offering.  We have got very good transport links, especially to London, and house prices are a lot cheaper in the area.

One of Norfolk’s most famous stretches of beaches, Great Yarmouth attracts around six million tourists each year! Situated at the mouth of the River Yare, this old port town is home to beautiful golden sandy beaches and neighbouring towns and villages with scenic views and homely charm.

Full to the brim of history and with a vibrant town centre, King’s Lynn is the ideal destination to enjoy the superb mix of history, shopping and entertainment on offer!  A small, historic market town, King's Lynn is the perfect place to live and work, with fantastic train links and short drives to fantastic beaches.

Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk is a unique and dazzling historic gem. An important market town with a richly fascinating heritage, the striking combination of medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and glorious cathedral and abbey gardens provide a distinctive visual charm. With prestigious shopping, an award-winning market, plus variety of attractions and places to stay, Bury St Edmunds is under two hours from London and convenient for Cambridge.

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Travel

For family members who love (or need) to travel, you’re ideally located. Trains run to and from London every 30 minutes from both Ipswich and Norwich, and there are direct rail services from Manchester, Nottingham and Cambridge.   Both counties are well connected to major road networks and Norwich has an international airport. 

Some of our valued employees have told their story of working at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust... use the links below to read these.

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