Specialty Doctor

Norwich, Norfolk
£37,923 - £70,718 per annum
12 Apr 2018
19 May 2018
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type

A great place to work, a great place to live

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, 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 for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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We are offering a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic service offering open general acute inpatient care and treatment for young people aged 13 to 18 years in the East of England. You will be based at the newly built Dragonfly unit, a 7 bedded mixed inpatient unit looking to expand and develop new and exciting ways of working with young people, their families and community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services teams. The unit holds a strong therapeutic model with a full time family therapist, a clinical psychologist and occupational therapist.

There are opportunities for you to develop your own therapeutic skills and be part of the therapeutic program.

The professional development of our staff is fundamental, and we support Doctors training and development. You will also have the opportunity to benefit from supervision and mentoring.

Applicants wishing to work part time will be considered as would flexible working patterns. We are offering support with a removal / relocation package. Details of which are available on enquiry.

The unit is located in Carlton Colville, which is close to popular tourist destinations such as Southwold.

This vacancy will close on 19th May 2018. Applications are welcome via NHS jobs or TRAC.

Interviews are expected to be held on 12th June 2018.
For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal discussion with our consultant who the successful candidate will be working closely with please contact:

Dr Sara Ramirez Overend

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the Dragonfly unit - 01502 527400

Or Click the Apply button to apply.

Apart from its legal duties in relation to equality and diversity, the Trust recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Two Ticks - Guaranteed Interview Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

FOR POSTS WITH DIRECT SERVICE USER CONTACT - Please be advised that due to recent changes in the DBS Service, organisations no longer receive copies of DBS Disclosures – these are sent directly to candidates only. Therefore, it will be your responsibility, if successful, to ensure that this is taken to the appointing officer as soon as you receive it.

Alternatively, if you have subscribed to the update service, we will be able to check your status once we have your authority to do so.

The Trust has now introduced a DBS Update Service which is a contractual requirement. You need to subscribe when you have applied for your DBS clearance and there is a time limit to subscribe of 19 days after receipt of your DBS disclosure. Please ensure that this is completed within the set time scale.

This update service is an annual subscription at a cost of £13 to you. This will enable the Trust to have instant online access to your DBS record, with your consent, and so will remove the need for you to have to apply for this repeat check again.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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