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CYP Eating Disorder MH Practitioner

Employer
Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Crewe
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
**We offer a relocation package of up to �8,000**

The relocation package is for anyone who would need to relocate in order to take up employment with Cheshire and Wirral Partnership. Terms and conditions apply please see attached document.

If this applies to you, please state this on your application so we can discuss this with you if you are invited to interview.

We are seeking a dedicated full-time professional to join our young persons eating disorder team. This role involves working 37.5 hours per week in a busy CYP Eating Disorder environment.

Previous experience in eating disorders is preferred , we will provide some specialist training in Child and Young Person Eating Disorders (CYP ED). If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of young individuals struggling with eating disorders, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to be part of our dynamic team!

Team is based in Central Cheshire covering areas such as Crewe , Nantwich, Northwich and Winsford.

You will regulary meet up with fellow community teams in West and East Cheshire as well as fellow team in Wirral.

Main duties of the job

Contribute to the Community Eating Disorder team assessing, delivering and evaluating the Eating Disorder needs of the young people accepted by the service.

Take responsibility for providing specialist eating disorder assessments to children & young people with complex health needs. In collaboration within team and child/parents/carers deliver a treatment plan that offers a range of therapeutic approaches appropriate to clinical need.

Undertake preventative aspects of service delivery such as offering consultation and expert advice to other professionals and participate in training programmes.

Work within CWP policies and service operational policies responsible, both autonomously and as a member of the multi-disciplinary team, for decisions in accepting, prioritising and assessing referrals to the service.

Interviews will hopefully take place on the 18 July though this date may be subject to change.

About us

CWP provides health and care services for local people, including mental health, learning disability, community physical health and all-age disability care - including the provision of three GP surgeries.

Our aim is to help people to be the best they can be, adopting a compassionate, person-centred approach to everything we do. We were recently rated as Outstanding for Caring by the Care Quality Commission with a Good rating overall.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.

CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences.

To support this, we offer up to three weeks induction, dependent on role, with our Prepare to Care programme for all new starters. This aims to give you all the knowledge and guidance to help you grow and flourish with CWP.

We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the job description for full details.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.

CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment ,which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A Guide to completing your application form can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

If you have a disability that meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the essential criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer YES to the question: Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme?

Please inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.

CWP is proud to be an accredited Veteran Aware organisation helping to provide and share best practice in NHS care for our armed forces community. As a veteran aware organisation, CWP is committed to delivering on the principles of the Armed Force Covenant and has a Silver award with the MOD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (DERS).

The trust offers a Guaranteed Interview Scheme to any armed forces community applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post and encourages applications from armed forces reservists or cadet force adult volunteers.

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment.You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of �13 per year applies.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

If you experience any technical difficulties or need help when making an application please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100.

Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Core profession (Social Work, Nurse, Allied Health Professional)
  • Professional Registration with recognised National Body (HCPC, NMC, Social Work England)
  • Nationally recognised post-qualification, continuous professional development (CPD) related to the core profession (Social Work, Nurse, Allied Health Professional).


Desirable

  • Therapeutic Training to intermediate / diploma level


Knowledge and Expertise

Essential

  • Demonstrable working knowledge of specialist therapeutic approaches e.g. CBT, Family Therapy
  • Knowledge of Child Protection workings and Practice.
  • Working knowledge of Children related legislation
  • Experience of inter-agency working
  • Experience of writing, implementing and evaluating Care / Treatment Plans


Desirable

  • Experience of working with Students/ Learners
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision


Experience

Essential

  • Significant post qualification experience of working within a CYPMHS or Child Mental Health related field.
  • Recognised experience of working within an environment where evidence based interventions have been delivered
  • Undertaking formal and informal clinical risk assessments and risk management planning
  • Undertaking mental health assessments
  • IT skills, including using databases, Microsoft Office and clinical systems


Desirable

  • Post qualifying experience of working within NHS community CYPMHS


Employer details

Employer name

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Mill Street Crewe

Crewe

CW2 7AR

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

373-CYP1218

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