Consultant Psychiatrist in Dementia and Complexity in Later Life (DCLL)

Norfolk & Suffolk
03 Oct 2017
28 Oct 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

A great place to work, a great place to live

Our Mental Health Liaison Service at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) is growing due to additional funding. 

Do you thrive in a fast paced and busy environment?
Do you enjoy working as part of a large integrated team?
Do you love building relationships?

If this sounds like you, we’re looking for you to join our growing mental health liaison services at the NNUH. You will join an existing team who are growing in size and with new and continued investments we’re developing our team to extend our current successful services to Core 24 standards. 

We’re looking for people like you, who enjoy working in fast paced and busy environments, forging excellent working relationships with other health professionals within the hospital and beyond.

From working alongside colleagues in the A&E department, to in-reaching to the wards, supporting substance misuse colleagues and liaising with other mental health professionals, you will work across the NNUH supporting individuals presenting to the acute hospital with mental health and substance misuse issues. 

We’re looking for individuals who want to grow and develop their knowledge and skills by working closely with colleagues, sharing experience and knowledge to continually learn from each other. 

We have an opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist in DCLL (Dementia and Complexity in Later Life) to join the Mental Health Liaison Service at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital. The service covers all ages and the successful candidate will need to be available for 7.5 PA’s for Direct Clinical Care sessions. The post will be full-time.

The successful applicant will work with the current staff with the Mental Health Liaison Service, offering senior clinical leadership to the team.

There is an expectation of forging excellent working relationships with the Medical and Nursing teams at the NNUH.

The Consultant will act as Responsible Clinician to patients detained under the Mental Health Act at the NNUH.

The Consultant will need to demonstrate flexibility, leadership, be organised and extremely visible with both the MHLS and the wider NNUH teams.

The post holder will work across all areas of the NNUH as required.

You will also need to offer liaison to the wider NSFT teams. 
For further details / informal visits contact:
Micki Munro, Locality Manager, on 01603 421421 or

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

The closing date is Saturday, 28 October 2017.

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