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CAMHS Community Eating Disorder Practitioner

Employer
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Shrewsbury
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
Secondment - open to MPFT Applicants Only

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As a CAMHS Community Eating Disorder Practitioner, you will be providing community based psychotherapeutic services to Children & Young People and their families who are referred to the YP- CED team

You will be working as part of the YP-CED Multi-Disciplinary Team, and will provide assessment and appropriate interventions to individuals with eating disorders, in accordance with NICE guidance.

You will be delivering a variety of care and evidence based treatment interventions, on a one to one, family and group basis to promote recovery from eating disorders as deemed appropriate to the service area by the specialist team in partnership with children and young people with an ED and families/carers

Main duties of the job

Deliver a variety of care and evidence based treatment interventions, on a one to one, family and group basis to promote recovery from eating disorders as deemed appropriate to the service area by the specialist team in partnership with children and young people with an ED and families/carers

In collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team develop pathways and share with other members of multi-disciplinary team and wider young people and families mental health service (BEEU)

Establish and maintain strong links with members of BEEU, General Practice, schools, colleges, paediatric services, other healthcare settings, other professionals / workers and non-healthcare workers (e.g. sports coaches and dance teachers) for own caseload, thereby ensuring seamless short, medium and long term care planning for both medical and psychological care and treatment of each individual service user.

To provide assessment and appropriate interventions to individuals with eating disorders. This should be in accordance with NICE guidance for Eating Disorders (2017).

The post holder will manage a caseload of clients with Eating Disorders, and possible co morbidities within the community.

To take the lead in clinical case meetings Safeguarding, TAC, Early Help and CPA reviews to ensure the needs of children and young people with an Eating Disorder and their families/carers are addressed to support their recovery

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Before applying for this role, we encourage applicants to view and read the job and person specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered mental health Nurse or Allied Health Professional l on NMC or HCPC Register.
  • Post-registration experience, evidence of formal courses and training at diploma/degree level.


Desirable

  • Further training and clinical expertise in at least one therapeutic model (ideally for example CBT, CBT-E, FT-AN/Family based treatment, Motivational Enhancement Therapy or Inter Personal Therapy)


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of assessing and managing risk, and the use of the Care Programme Approach


Desirable

  • Experience of working within CYP suffering with Eating Disorders and co-morbid illness


Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bee U

Severnfields

Shrewsbury

SY1 4RQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

301-KM-24-6419394

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