Clinical Coordinator & Eating Disorders Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
COLCHESTER
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Jul 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Adult
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The primary focus for the post holder will be leading on the day-to-day delivery of and working with patients accessing treatment on the Eating Disorders Intensive Community Treatment unit (EDICT). This day service operates 9.30-4.30pm Monday to Friday to support patients within the community. The post holder will also contribute to, and is part of, the broader community team. The vision for the service is for the pathways to integrate and for staff to work across them all.

There is considerable current focus on and investment in eating disorders services, as supported by the Mental Health Investment Standard. The vision is to transform the eating disorders service and this is part of a national vision, with many initiatives and much support within the East of England region. We are closely aligned with the Specialist Eating Disorder Unit (SEDU) beds within the Provider Collaborative in region.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Registered Nurse - Mental Health
  • 2 years post registration experience working in the mental health field
  • Understanding responsibilities under the Care programme Approach, Mental Capacity Act, Clinical Governance, Risk Assessment and Child Protection Legislation
  • Ability to analyse and present complex information to professional colleagues


About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Open, Compassionate and Empowering. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work

Informal queries and visits are welcome

Job description Job responsibilities

For further details, please refer to the Job Discrption and Person Specification attached to the advert.

Person Specification Education/ qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse - Mental Health
Desirable
  • Qualification at degree level or relevant experience
Knowledge Essential
  • 2 years post registration experience in mental Health
  • Understanding of responsibilities under the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Understanding responsibilities under the Care programme Approach, Mental Capacity Act, Clinical Governance, Risk Assessment and Child Protection Legislation
Desirable
  • Evidence of continuing professional/personal development2
  • Knowledge of community mental health services
  • Knowledge of physical & psychological aspects of eating disorders
Skills/experience Essential
  • Evidence of co-ordinating care for a group of patients
  • Evidence of personal leadership skills
Desirable
  • Experience of working with people with eating disorders
  • Skills in working with ambivalence to change


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