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Adult Eating Disorders Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) B5/6

Employer
Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Guildford
Salary
£29,828 to £44,629 a year Incl 5% Fringe HCAS, pa, pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024
As part of an expanding Adult Eating Disorders Service (AEDS) due to recent transformation and development, we are delighted to be able to appoint a dynamic Mental Health Nurse (RMN) to join our Adult Eating Disorders Service in the Community Outpatients. This is a substantive post 1.0 WTE basis. We also welcome expressions of interest from those interested in part time hours (minimum of 0.6 WTE). The post holder will be based at our main service hub at Farnham Road Hospital, Guildford.

The post holder will be joining what are well-established Community Outpatient facility for working age adults with moderate to severe eating disorders, with close links to our Day Care provision.

The successful applicant will become an integral member of the Adult Eating Disorders Outpatient team and will provide specialist intensive treatment for adults (18 years +) with moderate to severe eating disorders and co-existing mental health needs. The main responsibilities of the post holder will include contributing to assessments, keywork provision, MDT meetings, handovers, physical health monitoring, risk management, care planning, group co-facilitation, and audit.

Main duties of the job

While experience of working with people with eating disorders is desirable, we are primarily seeking RMNs with a keen interest in working in the field and a willingness to develop specialist knowledge of eating disorders and their treatment. As such, mentoring, additional supervision and Eating Disorders specific training will be provided to facilitate the post holders' transition and skills development where needed.

Depending on experience, we have the flexibility to offer this role as a substantive Band 6 post or as Band 5 to 6 development post. If the latter, then the successful applicant would begin on Band 5 with a view to progressing to specialist Band 6 posts within 12 - 24 months.

If you are interested in learning more about these exciting opportunities, we welcome you to contact the outpatient service manager to arrange and to be given a tour and for the opportunity to meet informally with what is an expanding, well established and friendly team. Please also contact Arran Higgins - Service Manager (Tel: 01483 448020) if you wish to discuss these posts.

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please check the job description and personal specification document for more information on the requirement for this job.

Person Specification

Qualifications required

Essential

  • Band 5 - 1 years' experience working with people with mental health (can be pre- qualification) and definite knowledge of eating disorders.
  • Band 6 - 18 months -2 year's post qualification experience of working with adults with moderate to severe eating disorder difficulties in inpatient ( Day Care) or community setting.
  • Band 6 - Mentor Preparation or Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practice


Desirable

  • Experience of eating disorder or mental health advantageous


Essential

Essential

  • NMC Registration as RN3 or RNMH


Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Farnham Road Hospital (Albert Suite)

Farnham Road

Guildford

GU2 7LX

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325-5906665-CYPS-B

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