CAMHS Eating Disorder Lead Practitioner/Lead Nurse

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Eating Disorders
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
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Due to developments within the CAMHS Eating Disorder Service we now have a vacancy for registered professionals.

We welcome applications from professionals with experience of working with families, risk and mental health to offer a service within the CAMHS Eating Disorder Team.

The team works across the City and South Derbyshire within clinic, home and paediatric settings to deliver evidence based care and therapeutic interventions to young people experiencing a primary eating disorder and supporting family members /carers.

Care coordination of a defined caseload is a key component of the role and the post holder will require a high level of communication and interpersonal skills to build engagement with young people and families with the ability to provide all aspects of case management.

We welcome applications from professionals in other areas who wish to develop a career in CAMHS Eating Disorders.

Main duties of the job

A vacancy has arisen for a full or part time lead practitioner within the CAMHS Eating Disorder Team which provides a service to South Derbyshire and Derby City.

If you have experience or would like to develop your expertise and skills within this clinical area we would welcome your application. The service is multi professional specialising in eating disorder for children young people up to 18 years.

You will need to be committed to participation in all aspects of care, including referral management, team assessment, care coordination, and physical health monitoring. The service is delivered utilising a family based systemic model within a team approach.

The team offers a service 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and for travel within our referral area and to inpatient units to meet the needs of our service users.

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD' overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBTI+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities

Structured learning and development opportunities

Job description Job responsibilities

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The CAMHS eating disorder team is multidisciplinary, there is lots of scope for team working within a cohesive, friendly and supportive environment.

The role is varied and interesting, offering opportunities to develop skills and knowledge alongside using existing strengths to meet the needs of our service users.

Regular operational, clinical and professional supervision is available individually and within groups and we facilitate monthly CPD sessions within the team and with wider CAMHS.

Duty worker role, screening and responding to referrals, assessment, care planning and review, physical health monitoring and contributing to a wide range of individual and family interventions are all core components of the work within the team.

Person Specification qualification and registration Essential
  • registerednurse ,sw,ot, pyschologist
  • specialist training in ED, therapeutic modality
relevant post reg experience Essential
  • mental health ,eating disorders ,
  • working with children ,post reg training in relevant interventions

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