Specialty Doctor Forensic Male Low/Medium Secure Pathway 

Norwich, Norfolk
24 Jun 2019
22 Jul 2019
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

Opportunities have arisen to appoint ambitious and innovative Individuals to the positions of Consultant Psychiatrist, working in our Forensic Community team for Norfolk and Suffolk and in our Women’s secure inpatient service based in Norwich. We also have Specialty Doctor positions available in Female Secure Pathway and Male Low/Medium Secure Pathway. 

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust 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.

Our Forensic Mental Health Services comprises of low and medium secure inpatient services, community forensic services, and criminal justice liaison services for both counties, as well as inpatient medium secure services for the residents of Cambridgeshire. You will join our team of 7 Consultants. Our service achieved a “good” rating by CQC when inspected in August 2018, but we have higher aspirations. 

The roles will provide clinical care and leadership for our Forensic Community and Women’s Secure Services based at Hellesdon Hospital covering the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. These roles will provide you with the opportunity to play a key strategic role in service design and redevelopment. We are currently undertaking a service redesign aimed at ensuring that service users in all parts of the pathway are full partners in their individual care and the ongoing development of the services and that all aspects of the care pathway are efficiently delivered by expert multidisciplinary teams. The service is currently part of a collaboration developing New Care Models within the Eastern Region 

Vacancy available:

246-MSEC1500506 – Specialty Doctor Forensic Male Low/Medium Secure Pathway 

The post holder must be registered with the GMC, possess a license to practice and be section 12(2) approved. Experience within secure services is desirable, although not essential. Some of the benefits we can offer you:

  • There are many areas of outstanding natural beauty, award-winning coastlines and picturesque villages, which add to the charm of the county.
  • There are numerous teaching opportunities available, both at postgraduate and undergraduate level, at the medical school at University of East Anglia.
  • Protected time of 2.5 SPA per week (pro rata)
  • Quality of living for staff working in Norfolk and Suffolk is high with some of the lowest crime rates in the country, affordable housing and excellent schools.
  • Norwich is the County town, only 90 minutes away from London, as well as being situated close to Norwich and Stansted Airport 

Up to £12,000 relocation package available *terms and conditions apply*

Please apply by clicking the apply button or TRAC quoting reference number.

All closing/interview dates are outlined on the job vacancy online.

For further information, please contact:

Mark Earthrowl, Medical Lead, Mark.Earthrowl@nsft.nhs.uk
Karen Clements, Locality Manager, Karen.Clements@nsft.nhs.uk

The Trust welcomes applications irrespective of age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, sexuality or religious belief and encourages applications from highly motivated, enthusiastic doctors, who would like the opportunity to work in a high quality service in a beautiful part of the world.P Locality Manager, Karen.Clements@nsft.nhs.uk