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Eating Disorder Specialist Nurse

Employer
Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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CWPT has recently secured substantial funding to transform community eating disorder services and we have now opened a single service for adults across Coventry and Warwickshire. The initial phase being to ensure a severe service is implemented across all geographical areas within the trust. We are therefore significantly increasing our capacity to provide assessment and treatment across Coventry and Warwickshire for patients and their carers.

Main duties of the job

This is a newly established post providing emergency and planned community based treatments to clients. The post holder will provide nursing input into the community eating disorders service. The post holder will work across the eating disorder pathways (mild, moderate and severe).

The post holder will work with the wider MDT to provide monitoring and specialist nursing to patients with a diagnosed eating disorder. S/he may also contribute to the pathways for clients with severe and enduring eating disorders (SEED), act as a link worker for patients who are making the transition from CAMHS to adult services and offer assessment and intervention as appropriate to skill set across the additional pathways. The post holder will work with patients who are in the preparation phase for inpatient treatment or are likely to need admission in the near future and may be involved in post-discharge follow-up. The post holder will carry out specialist nursing assessments, plan and implement care, respond appropriately to crises, and maintain associated records.

The post holder will have responsibility for the day to day delivery of the service to individual clients and their families and carers via a range of evidence based interventions.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support group

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT) provides Mental Health, Learning Disability and Community services to people of all ages living in Coventry, Warwickshire, and Solihull. We also provide some specialist Learning Disability in patient services to a wider geographical area.

Rated Goodby CQC, the Trust is an organisation that is continuously improving, and we would welcome interest from individuals who want to join us to make a difference. We areembedding our QI (quality improvement) approach to transforming services and need strong leadership if this is going to make a difference to improving care for our patients.

We have strong links with Warwick University and its Medical School and growing research partnerships with Warwick and Coventry Universities. We are a teaching Trust with Medical students from both Warwick University and Buckingham Medical School, and postgraduate trainees in all our specialities.

There are many exciting new developments as part of the Community Mental Health Transformation program, and we are seeking committed and energetic individuals to join us in our journey.Become part of our team. We care for you as much as you care for others.

Be responsible for the assessment of a clients mental health and physical care needs. In collaboration with the client, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care to meet those needs.

Manage a defined case load, acting as a named person, taking part in the implementation of CPA, providing a nursing assessment and carrying out nursing skills as appropriate to the field of eating disorders. To include ongoing assessment and monitoring of the clients diet, weight and eating related behaviours.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Relevant Professional Qualification i.e. RMN,
  • Current unrestricted registration with HCPC/NMC
  • Evidence of continuing Significant experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial experience in an inpatient or community mental health setting
  • Developed specialist mental health knowledge gained within a similar environment over a considerable period of time
  • Significant experience of working with people with eating disorders


Other

Essential

  • Access to an independent means of transport


Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

Tile Hill Primary Care Centre

Jardine Crescent

Coventry

CV4 9PQ

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444-6149116A-CG

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