Specialty Doctors – Acute Service (4 Posts)

Hallesdon Hospital, Norwich
£37,923 to £70,718 pa
29 Sep 2017
28 Oct 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

A great place to work, a great place to live

Our Acute Services in Norwich continue to develop, leading to the opportunities for four Specialty doctors to work within the service. Opportunities currently exist in our wards, including PICU, as well as CRHT.

We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people’s lives. If you share that passion, if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us. In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities and excellent staff benefits.

NSFT is the main provider of specialist mental health, psychological therapies, drugs and alcohol and learning disability services for the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, serving a population of 1.6 million, across seven CCGs, with an annual turnover of £220m. 

The post holder must be registered with the GMC, possess a license to practice, have S12 Approval and three years or equivalent medical experience which should include experience in the diagnosis and treatment of complex mental illness.

Top reasons to come and work in Psychiatry in Norwich/Norfolk

1. Applications welcome from associate specialists for the SAS doctor role (pay protection will be honoured). 

2. According to a study by uSwitch, Norfolk is one of the top ten places to raise a family in the UK.

3. Quality of living for doctors working in Norwich is high with areas of outstanding beauty and access to the culture and charm of this county. The city of Norwich is wonderful to explore and experience. Its phrase ‘see, shop, eat, stay’ is so very true. (London is closer than you think, 1 ¾ hours)

4. Significant financial investments services, including an award winning police liaison services, further developing mental health A&E liaison and an enhancement of Sct 136 facilities to provide an improved experience for service users.

5. Part time or dual role applications welcomed, including flexible working patterns.

6. There are numerous teaching opportunities available at the medical school, University of East Anglia.

7. NSFT is leading on numerous studies to support the development of research and evaluation. The service is well connected to national and international academics in the field.

8. We will support the training, study time and costs associated with achieving article 14 and RC/AC status.

9. Strong partnership working with other third sector providers and stakeholders.

10. Protected time of 25% SPA per week

Interviews will take place approximately two weeks following the closing date. 
For further details / informal visits contact:
For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, we would encourage candidates to contact Dr Wagle at Ajay.Wagle@nsft.nhs.uk We look forward to hearing from you.

To apply, please click the apply button. You can also download a Job Description from the link below.

The closing date is Saturday, 28th October 2017.

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